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27 03, 2020

Coronavirus advice from The Lee Spark NF Foundation

2020-03-27T10:37:45+01:00 March 27th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

In these uncertain times, The Lee Spark NF Foundation has obtained the following expert advice from Dr Tom Parks and Professor Shiranee Sriskandan on coronavirus for survivors of necrotizing fasciitis and their families: “Overall, there is no reason for survivors of NF or their families to be more concerned about coronavirus (COVID-19) than anyone else. However, as for the rest [...]

23 03, 2020

Supporting The Lee Spark NF Foundation!

2020-03-23T09:21:01+01:00 March 23rd, 2020|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 [...]

19 03, 2020

After 12 surgeries, 14-month-old boy is still fighting flesh-eating bacteria

2020-03-19T08:44:54+01:00 March 19th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

After 12 surgeries, 14-month-old Virginia boy still fighting flesh-eating bacteria. 14-month-old Camden Burnett was just like any other one-year-old up until two weeks ago. His mothers, Miranda and Chrissy Robertson, took him to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he flatlined, or didn't have a heartbeat or brain waves, for four-and-a-half minutes. Camden was then airlifted to UVA [...]

12 03, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak – taking care of yourself

2020-03-12T10:32:36+01:00 March 12th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

While there is plenty of official advice coming from the government; we just wanted to remind you to take care of yourself during the Coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately we all have a low immune system at times. Having necrotizing fasciiitis and ongoing health problems mean we are quite vulnerable to other viruses. The Coronavirus is now [...]

9 03, 2020

Donating through Smile Amazon

2020-03-09T09:35:04+01:00 March 9th, 2020|Awareness, Charity, Fundraising|

What is Smile Amazon? Everyone loves the convenience of shopping online and Amazon is at the forefront of the online shopping revolution. Now you can shop online and donate through Amazon Smile at the same time - it's so simple! Did you know when shopping through Smile Amazon you can request a donation to your [...]

6 03, 2020

Assisting survivors with skin care

2020-03-06T09:28:39+01:00 March 6th, 2020|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 [...]

13 02, 2020

Father of three in critical condition after developing Group A Strep

2020-02-13T14:57:06+01:00 February 13th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

A California father of three is in critical condition after developing two life-threatening illnesses while travelling overseas. On Jan. 18, Jonathan Watson was away on business in Europe when he “fell seriously ill.” Following his trip, Watson was admitted to Saddleback Hospital near his southern California home where he was diagnosed with Influenza B and [...]

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