Yearly Archives: 2016

5 12, 2016

5th Dec 16. Adjusting back to your work place !!!

2019-07-15T12:53:51+01:00 December 5th, 2016|Awareness|

I understand that a lot of people that contract necrotising fasciitis have difficulty adapting after their debridement. Many of you have been unable to continue with your existing employee and living with a disability you may need adjustments in the workplace. We hope this link helps to showcase employers that have these ethics and will [...]

9 11, 2016

9th Nov 16 Plans for 2017 !!!!

2019-07-15T12:53:39+01:00 November 9th, 2016|Awareness|

Its all gogogo here at The Lee Spark NF Foundation. Really good idea's swimming round in our heads for 2017 and we have developed a new social media page for all those interested athletic peeps to join in. Keeping fit in our minds is a good start for our 2017 goals. We are starting a [...]

3 10, 2016

3rd Oct 16….Just Quite Unbelievable !!

2019-07-15T12:53:01+01:00 October 3rd, 2016|Awareness, Event|

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 [...]

29 09, 2016

29th Sept ….Go Go Robin !!!

2019-07-15T12:52:50+01:00 September 29th, 2016|Awareness|

  29th Sept...Go Go Robin !! Another run conquered . Robin is a survivor of necrotising fasciitis...he has come along way in such a very short time. His fight and determination has inspired him to compete in running events. The most recent one The River Ness  10k in Inverness on Sunday 25th Sept.  His [...]

20 09, 2016

20th Sept 16…. Well done Ian

2019-07-15T12:52:42+01:00 September 20th, 2016|Awareness|

On the 18th September Ian Hurst competed in the 10k Wigan (Lancashire) race...guess what Ian competed this race in his wheel chair his time 1 hour :42 mins. Brilliant !!! Ian lost his mother from necrotising fasciitis and he wanted to raise awareness as well as funds . Thank you Ian for supporting our charity [...]

16 09, 2016

16th Sept…Colin is Raising Awareness !!

2019-07-15T12:52:34+01:00 September 16th, 2016|Awareness|

  Colin lives in County Antrim  Northern Ireland with his wife Linda - Jane. He is a survivor of necrotising fasciitis. His journey started in April when he started to feel very cold and generally not well. He went to bed and became worse during the night feeling nausea with extreme thirst. By 6 am [...]

15 09, 2016

15th Sept 16 …..Back in the saddle

2019-07-15T12:52:25+01:00 September 15th, 2016|Awareness|

Kate's Story (in her own words) In Feb 2008 I contracted NF, no idea how. At first the hospital thought it was Gastroenteritis but I was getting sicker by the hour. 5 days later I was transferred to a different hospital where thankfully they recognised that I had NF. By this time it had a [...]

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