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We aim to write short and interesting stories, news updates and cover most subjects relating to necrotising fasciitis and support that we think would be of interest to you.

Keep warm this winter with one of our hoodies

The nights and drawing in and there is a new chill in the air. What better way to stay warm than to pull on a nice cosy hoody. Our hoodies are really wonderfully snug, in fact, we're finding ours difficult to actually take off at the moment. By purchasing a hoody, you...

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Plastic surgery in the treatment of Necrotising Fasciitis

Introduction In this article, Helen Richards, Consultant Hand and Plastic Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, provides an insight in to the use of plastic surgery in the treatment of Necrotising fasciitis and how this field can assist in the, sometimes lengthy,...

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Top 5 Myths about Necrotising Fasciitis

Necrotising fasciitis is a serious condition, normally caused by a bacterial infection, that affects the soft tissue under the skin (also know as the fascia). It can be a life-threatening condition if not treated properly and promptly. Unfortunately, many people have...

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Buying a T-shirt can bring HOPE

Summer seems to be making a resurgence in the UK! After a slightly grey and miserable July, things seem to be brightening up again! We at The Lee Spark NF Foundation HQ are so happy! The sun makes such a difference to our health and mood, is the same true for you? To...

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Focus on Strep A

We’re seeing an increase in the coverage of Strep A infections by the media this winter, with medical professionals observing higher rates than usual for the time of year. Strep A is a common bacterial infection that can cause a range of symptoms, from mild to severe....

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‘Tis the season – Charity giving at Christmas

It’s December! which means it’s officially Christmas (that’s what we think anyway) and what better way to spread some Christmas cheer, save the planet and do some good for an important cause than to send a charity e-card. We’ve teamed up with the lovely people at...

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Amazing fundraising efforts from an nf sufferer

We’d like to shine a spotlight on the wonderful fundraising efforts of very recent NF sufferer, Sylvia Halcrow. Sylvia’s journey with necrotising fasciitis Sylvia contracted NF in May this year (2022) after developing an abscess under her right breast. Sylvia suffered...

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