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23 08, 2019

Aftercare and support after necrotising fasciitis

2019-08-23T11:59:20+01:00 August 23rd, 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 [...]

22 08, 2019

Can you make us your Charity of the Year?

2019-08-22T08:44:59+01:00 August 22nd, 2019|Charity, Latest News|

Bit of a plea, this one. We're looking for any of our survivors, or family and friends, to see whether they could nominate us as their workplace Charity of the  Year? Previously, we've raised awareness on a large scale plus fundraising events (raffles/auctions/quiz nights) and also have a lot of fun! All through being selected [...]

21 08, 2019

Donating through Smile Amazon

2019-08-21T09:17:47+01:00 August 21st, 2019|Awareness, Charity, Fundraising|

Did you know when shopping through Smile Amazon you can request a donation to your favourite charity? It's no different to regular Amazon, but they donate with every purchase! If you shop here (Smile Amazon) we can receive 0.05% commission ... yes I know it is a small amount...but small amounts mount up .....their site [...]

20 08, 2019

Supporting The Lee Spark Foundation!

2019-08-20T09:09:21+01:00 August 20th, 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 [...]

12 08, 2019

Experts warn that necrotizing fasciitis may be spreading to seafood, beaches due to climate change

2019-08-12T17:05:26+01:00 August 12th, 2019|Awareness, Latest News|

A new report from researchers at the Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey suggests that necrotizing fasciitis may no longer be as rare as previously assumed, no thanks to climate change and global warming. Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapid-spreading, life-threatening bacterial disease that destroys the fascia, the tissue under the skin surrounding muscles, fats, [...]

5 08, 2019

Another NF case in the US

2019-08-05T14:57:56+01:00 August 5th, 2019|Awareness, Latest News|

Another case of flesh-eating bacteria (necrotising fasciitis) sends Tarpon Springs fisherman to the hospital. Necrotizing fasciitis is somewhat rare, but it’s called "flesh-eating" because the infection progresses so rapidly. George Billiris got it while wading in the Gulf of Mexico. It was just another day for fisherman George Billiris when he took his grandson out [...]

2 08, 2019

High court case as pensioner loses arm due to NF

2019-08-02T09:49:18+01:00 August 2nd, 2019|Awareness, Latest News|

A pensioner who lost her arm after catching a flesh-eating bug (necrotising fasciitis) at church hall pilates class has won her claim in negligence against the NHS at the High Court. Patricia Austin, 78, contracted necrotising fasciitis after injuring her arm at a resistance band workout at a church hall in Aylesbury, on August 8, [...]

1 08, 2019

Jacqui Dimmock’s 46 mile bike ride!

2019-08-01T09:44:10+01:00 August 1st, 2019|Awareness, Charity, Event, Fundraising|

So exciting to share that Jacqui Dimmock is taking on the Prudential RideLondon! 46 miles - phew! Jacqui is taking part in Prudential RideLondon 46 to raise funds for prostate cancer and necrotising fasciitis/ severe streptococcal infection, two causes that have unfortunately hit close to home. Jacqui Dimmock She said "I want to [...]

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