Stuart B's story

14th December 2019

Twenty-one-year-old Stuart died suddenly of meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia whilst at university in Coventry in 1998

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Mum Patricia, from Wythall in Worcestershire, misses him all the time, but especially around Christmas, which was a time he loved.

“Stuart was at university in Coventry. I had spent the day with him on 24 January and he was his usual bright and bubbly self."

“The next morning we had a phone call to say he was unwell and the police arrived to tell us he had died in the night."

“He had no rash and went to bed well according to his housemates, who has spent the evening with him."

“I miss Stuart always, but especially towards Christmas, which he loved, and the first three months of the year, which include January when he died and March, his birthday month.”

Stuart B meningococcal septicaemia bacterial meningitis case study

Patricia has been supported though our Helpline and website and attended our first ever Forever Weekend. Read more about our Forever Weekend here.

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