Monthly Archives: October 2019

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31 10, 2019

Group A Streptococcus Focus Meeting

2019-10-31T16:54:12+00:00 October 31st, 2019|Awareness, Event|

It was absolutely fabulous to be part of the Group A Streptococcus Focus Meeting on 29/30th October, held at London’s School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine . It was an honour to be asked to participate and contribute to some of the already excellent work being undertaken by the team. We all benefited from working [...]

28 10, 2019

Assisting survivors with skin care

2019-10-28T08:37:32+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Charity, Fundraising|

We are forever striving to assist survivors of necrotising (necrotizing) fasciiitis in their rehabilitation. Selection of Body Shop creams Many of you have said that Body Shop creams are working brilliantly for you on your donor sites, skin grafts and other skin changes. We have a selection available for you at a reduced [...]

25 10, 2019

Aftercare and support after necrotising fasciitis

2019-10-25T08:36:30+00:00 October 25th, 2019|Awareness, Charity|

We have a wonderful survivor who has experienced so much through her necrotising fasciitis journey and is going to be able to listen to you and understand your experiences and feelings. Becky has survived necrotising fasciitis and knows how you may be feeling. She's had those bad days, she's struggled with the same emotions and [...]

24 10, 2019

Supporting The Lee Spark NF Foundation!

2019-10-24T10:38:30+00:00 October 24th, 2019|Awareness|

It may be nice and warm now but soon you'll be needing one of our beautiful hoodies to keep you warm over the autumn and winter. It's your time to show your support for The Lee Spark Foundation with our exclusive hoodies! You can chose from either Black/Navy or Grey and our sizes are XS/S/M/L/XL/XXL/XXXL [...]

18 10, 2019

Remembering Lee Spark on his birthday

2019-10-18T11:23:53+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Awareness, Charity|

Remembering my dear son on his birthday today. So sadly lost to this horrific disease. But also celebrating the success of our Charity in supporting so many families worldwide. RIP Stephen Lee Spark 18-10-1975 to 06-10-1999 Love always, Mum. Dee Founder/The Lee Spark NF Foundation. Reg Charity: 1088094

14 10, 2019

Mum almost killed by necrotizing fasciitis after C-section

2019-10-15T09:31:21+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Awareness, Latest News|

A mum has told of her C-section horror after she was nearly killed by a flesh eating infection (necrotizing fasciitis) that smelled "like dead bodies". Stricken Claire Gurney, 37, says an excruciating “black mass” enveloped her stomach just two days after she gave birth to her new baby boy last month. Mum-of-four Claire, from Kettering, [...]

9 10, 2019

Need a respite holiday? Let us help!

2019-10-09T09:30:53+00:00 October 9th, 2019|Charity, Event, Latest News|

The Lee Spark NF Foundation would like to invite applications from survivors, bereaved or carers of NF Worldwide to have a wonderful one week respite holiday for two people staying at Los Giles, Almeria, Spain. This property is so cute and is 100+ years old. https://www.facebook.com/thegrapevinesbnb. May 2020 The applicant should email us on [email protected] [...]

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