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14 10, 2017

Science Daily discuss how 2 Group A Strep Genes link to NF

2017-10-14T12:02:14+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Awareness|

Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause a variety of illnesses that range from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions including pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome and the flesh-eating disease formally known as necrotizing fasciitis. The life-threatening infections occur when the bacteria spread underneath the surface of the skin or throat and invade the underlying soft [...]

12 10, 2017

Merchandise – Showing your Support & Raising Awareness!

2017-10-06T21:28:17+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Awareness|

We have a few pieces of official merchandise for sale if you would care to offer your support .. wristbands and pins ... both showing our charity details. Raising awareness through education is so important and you can also do your part. By wearing our official products you will be helping to raise awareness! The prices [...]

6 10, 2017

What Are Flesh-Eating Bacteria, And How Do You Fight Them?

2017-10-06T21:24:10+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Latest News|

National Geographic have recently published an article on how science is working at fighting NF. Read the full story here. DISCLAIMER We at The Lee Spark NF Foundation (including our professional network); do not support any advertising found in these links. The wording used, though helpful in raising awareness of necrotising fasciitis, is used in [...]

6 10, 2017

Texas Floods Cause NF Death

2017-10-06T21:15:34+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Latest News|

The New York times have published a story on how a woman contracted NF and died from the recent Texas floods. The full, tragic story can be found here DISCLAIMER We at The Lee Spark NF Foundation (including our professional network); do not support any advertising found in these links. The wording used, though helpful [...]

24 09, 2017


2017-09-27T20:53:34+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Awareness|

To raise awareness of necrotising fasciitis through education and distribution we need your support. This is usually in the form of fundraising. We can help and support you through your events. You will be provided with T shirts, shakers, wrist bands and balloons. Many thanks ... happy eventing ;)  

7 09, 2017

This Pen Can Save A Life!

2017-09-07T15:37:16+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Awareness|

Our Educational Training USB/pens are distributed to assist in the educational learning for medical staff who are likely to assist in the treatment and survival of necrotising fasciitis. From early diagnosis to surgery this tool will be an extremely useful tool to pass on to your colleagues. We want to save lives and avoid debridement [...]

31 07, 2017

Running 10k for Dave Green!

2017-08-01T11:33:36+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Event, Latest News|

On 8th July 2017, we had a 12 strong team running a 10k in Leeds for the Dave Green Memorial Run. Dave passed away suddenly in 2008 from necrotising fasciitis leaving all his family and friends in shock. Remembering him in this way is a great tribute and will continue to make this an annual event [...]

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