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26 11, 2017

Merchandise – Showing your Support & Raising Awareness!

2017-11-26T09:44:46+00:00 November 26th, 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 [...]

10 11, 2017

NF causes new mum to become quadruple amputee

2017-11-10T13:01:38+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Awareness, Latest News|

When new mother Lindsey Hubley returned to the hospital with severe stomach pains a few days after giving birth, she was told it was just constipation and sent home. Hours later, though, the 33-year-old Canadian was rushed into emergency surgery and eventually diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis—also known as flesh-eating bacteria. Hubley was suffering from septic [...]

31 10, 2017

Fundraising!

2017-10-31T12:46:49+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Awareness, Fundraising|

A huge thank you and well done to Tim Ogdon, who has raised £1456.25 for our charity! Tim showed superhuman strength by completing 3 half-marathons this year in memory of his brother Jonathan, who tragically took his life after his battle with NF. Another terrible reminder of why we must continue to raise awareness and [...]

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 [...]

24 09, 2017

Fundraising!

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 [...]

3 10, 2016

3rd Oct 16….Just Quite Unbelievable !!

2016-10-05T12:58:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Awareness, Event, Latest News|

Jayne...well this is a fantastic short story. Jayne developed necrostising fasciitis in January 2015 and suffered significant tissue loss. She stayed in hospital for three months rebuilding her strength again after having surgery many times. While she was in hospital her mother sadly passed away from Cancer. Quite unbelievable how anyone can survive both these [...]

10 03, 2015

Bright & Breezy

2015-03-10T14:20:30+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Awareness|

Just love this weather...fills me up with lots of excitement and even more to do's. Been sorting ..adding and documenting on this glorious day. What you might ask ? Well were having a WW2 theme Charity Ball this year in Blackpool..illuminations will be on which will make all guests even more excited. 17th October 2015 [...]

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