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3 12, 2020

2nd Annual Group A Strep Working Group

2021-01-11T10:06:13+01:00 December 3rd, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

We were hugely honoured to be invited back to this year's Group A Strep Working Group. Due to COVID-19, the meeting was held on-line and this proved an effective way for us all to meet. It was fascinating to hear the updates from experts and professionals in the scientific world, and our role there was [...]

29 06, 2020

Aftercare and support after necrotising fasciitis

2021-01-09T15:45:14+01:00 June 29th, 2020|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 [...]

6 05, 2020

Can you make us your Charity of the Year?

2021-01-11T09:58:48+01:00 May 6th, 2020|Awareness, Charity|

Can you make us your Charity of the Year? 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 [...]

4 05, 2020

Coronavirus advice from The Lee Spark NF Foundation

2021-01-11T09:59:12+01:00 May 4th, 2020|Awareness|

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 [...]

27 04, 2020

Ginny Duffy, who beat flesh-eating disease, says thank you to her nurses

2021-01-11T09:59:29+01:00 April 27th, 2020|Awareness|

A heartfelt thank you: Ginny Duffy, who overcame flesh-eating disease, acknowledges her nurses. Ginny Duffy, the long-time basketball official who is still in the midst of recovering from a flesh-eating disease called necrotizing fasciitis, was featured on SILive.com earlier this week. Duffy, who has refereed games at many different levels -- including high school girls’ [...]

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