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8 04, 2021

Getting back to work after trauma

2021-04-08T12:26:22+01:00 April 8th, 2021|Awareness, Charity, Latest News|

Are you struggling with getting back to work after trauma? Whether it be finding a job, settling back into your old workplace, or struggling with your mental health; work can feel very different after the trauma of necrotising fasciitis. If you or a loved one are struggling with getting back to work after trauma, it [...]

31 03, 2021

Why did I get necrotizing fasciitis?

2021-03-31T13:21:06+01:00 March 31st, 2021|Awareness|

I've always wondered why I caught necrotizing fasciitis Hi my name is Wayne and I was 32 at the time of my  experience of necrotizing fasciitis. Here I share my diary with you. Predisposing factor Strep A throat.  3rd March 2011. Admitted to hospital that day as my condition had dramatically worsened. By the 5th [...]

18 03, 2021

Meet the Team – Trustee and Ambassador for Scotland, Elaine McCulloch!

2021-03-18T10:08:11+01:00 March 18th, 2021|Charity, Latest News|

We are pleased to announce the next in our 'Meet the Team' series and are proud to introduce Elaine McCulloch, Trustee and Ambassador for Scotland! Elaine tells us her story: "I became involved in The Lee Spark NF Foundation after contracting Necrotising Fasciitis after a emergency c-section on 14th April 2005. I spent many months [...]

11 03, 2021

Supporting The Lee Spark NF Foundation!

2021-03-11T17:23:50+01:00 March 11th, 2021|Awareness, Fundraising|

Now the winter is hitting you'll be needing one of our beautiful hoodies to keep you warm! 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 Size chart Take a look! Black [...]

3 03, 2021

A few words on bereavement

2021-03-03T13:06:03+01:00 March 3rd, 2021|Latest News|

Every day those of us that are bereaved go through a day of emotional thoughts. The day of our loved ones passing will always be with us. The hours leading up to that passing. The minutes leading up to their passing also. This I personally think is the worse. The anxiety the feeling of helplessness [...]

18 02, 2021

Meet the Team – Our Founder, Doreen Cartledge!

2021-02-18T11:45:32+01:00 February 18th, 2021|Charity, Latest News|

Our Founder, the incredible Doreen Cartledge. Through personal loss of her son Lee Spark in October 1999 of the horrific infection necrotising fasciitis (NF); Doreen has campaigned endlessly to raise awareness by giving lectures including statistics and survey results from survivors and bereaved. Doreen Cartledge Doreen has been involved in world wide organisations [...]

1 02, 2021

Bereavement during COVID-19

2021-02-01T14:19:12+01:00 February 1st, 2021|Awareness, Charity, Latest News|

Bereavement during normal times is heartbreaking and can be extremely hard to comes to terms with. Bereavement during COVID-19 has been even harder. As you are aware these times, almost one year ago we all have tried our very best to remain positive . Hanging on to every news-bulletin in hope that later on that [...]

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