Prevention and management

‘Guidance on the prevention and management of meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia in higher education institutions’

MARM Uni lb 2 Guidance on prevention

Download the prevention and management guidance.

This guidance covers the challenges faced by staff and students in universities across the UK. It provides a wealth of information and advice to help universities:

  • Understand meningitis and meningococcal disease and why first year students are more at risk
  • Raise awareness amongst students and staff 
  • Promote vaccine uptake amongst first year university entrants  
  • Have a policy in place to prepare and deal with a case(s) if it occurs including best practice for communications