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  • Meningitis Now Fight for Now - B&A Believe & Achieve - Lucy S lessons from lockdown

    What the last year has taught me

    Lucy, one of our Believers & Achievers, has shared her thoughts on what the last year has taught her about self-care, coping with change and adapting

    Meningitis Now support - B&A Believe & Achieve - Peer Mentor - Lucy S
    Lucy S 26th February 2021
  • Fight for Now - Charlotte shares her life after meningitis under lockdown

    Life under lockdown for Charlotte

    Believer & Achiever Charlotte shares what the last year has been like for her, after being classed as 'extremely vulnerable' to coronavirus

    24th February 2021
  • Meningitis Now peer mentor Cat and her wheelchair - Fight for Now

    Me and my wheelchair

    B&A peer mentor Cat shares her experience of choosing life over exhaustion, five years after she contracted viral meningitis

    Meningitis Now support - Believe & Achieve B&A  - Peer Mentor - Cat D
    Cat D 10th December 2020
  • Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve Peer Mentor Cat talks disability and work

    Disclosing disability, health conditions and neurodifference to an employer

    Cat, one of our Peer Mentors, recently wrote an article for TABOU magazine about tackling the daunting situation of entering the world of work with a disability

    2nd December 2020
  • Lucy Fight For Now meningitis vaccination blog

    Don't delay; get vaccinated

    Lucy's cousin Emily contracted and died of MenB in just six hours. She displayed very few signs and symptoms and had no rash.

    11th July 2018
  • Meningitis Now Student Awareness Week header

    Is your uni meningitis aware?

    Does your university have a meningitis awareness recognition mark (MARM)? If not, this is why they are important…

    4th April 2018
  • Meningitis victim George Zographou

    Keeping meningitis on the agenda

    Following the loss of her cousin George's death in 2017, student Lina is fighting to keep her university - and others - aware of meningitis

    16th March 2018
  • Summer and meningitis survivor and amputee Jacob

    Five years since meningitis

    To mark a very important milestone in Jacob’s recovery, Young Ambassador Summer has created a new video about her memories of that time on her YouTube channel

    Meningitis Now Young Ambassador Summer
    Summer 29th January 2018
  • Time Meningitis

    Time Meningitis

    A group of students from Claysmore school in Dorset have set up a social enterprise to raise awareness of meningitis

    24th January 2018
  • Student meningitis vaccine

    Take a healthy New Year's resolution

    If you're a first-year student, make your New Year's resolution to protect yourself and your friends with a free lifesaving vaccination

    5th January 2018
  • Meningitis Now Christmas Appeal

    Deck the halls

    As we all start to prepare for the festive season, there are loads of ways that you can support us throughout December

    8th December 2017
  • Meningitis Now Fight For Now - Believe & Achieve blog

    Help us support you

    After meeting one of our Young Ambassadors this week, Believe and Achieve Co-ordinator Becky is keen to ask for your input

    1st December 2017
  • Meningitis Now Young Ambassador Rosie Heaton

    Get protected this student week

    I’ve had meningitis and I know how it can truly change a life in an instant, get the ACWY vaccine to protect yourself at uni.

    Meningitis Now Young Ambassador Rosie Heaton
    Rosie 25th October 2017
  • Meningitis Now awareness - Students

    Calling all students: Get vaccinated, get educated, get protected!

    We're marking the start of Student Awareness Week with this simple message

    23rd October 2017
  • Meningitis Now Parliamentary Reception 2016 - Young Ambassadors

    Young Ambassadors take on Westminster

    A group of Young Ambassadors, supporters and staff met with MPs this week to talk them into supporting the MenACWY meningitis awareness campaign.

    Meningitis Now staff member Helen Hillier
    Helen Hillier 19th November 2016