Awareness

/Awareness
14 07, 2021

How do I survive necrotising fasciitis?

2021-07-14T14:02:24+01:00 July 14th, 2021|Awareness, Latest News|

How do I survive necrotising fasciitis? The key to surviving necrotising fasciitis is swift recognition and immediate treatment. High doses of antibiotics are usually required after diagnosis, but these on their own are insufficient to halt the infection. The most important element of treatment is the surgical removal of the infected dead and dying tissue. [...]

21 04, 2021

Surviving necrotizing fasciitis – Robin’s story

2021-04-21T13:51:47+01:00 April 21st, 2021|Awareness, Charity|

Surviving necrotizing fasciitis – Robin's story We know that mortality rates can be low in some areas; here Robin tells us how he survived necrotizing fasciitis: "I developed NF in August 2014 in my shoulder. Initially I had severe pain in my right shoulder. As this week progressed, I developed some discolouration to my chest, [...]

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 [...]

11 03, 2021

Supporting The Lee Spark NF Foundation!

2021-03-11T17:23:50+00:00 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 [...]

1 02, 2021

Bereavement during COVID-19

2021-02-01T14:19:12+00:00 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 [...]

25 01, 2021

Donating through Smile Amazon

2021-01-25T09:48:55+00:00 January 25th, 2021|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 [...]

15 01, 2021

Support with anxieties or PTSD

2021-01-15T10:03:31+00:00 January 15th, 2021|Awareness, Latest News|

A reminder that we offer support for those struggling with anxieties or PTSD. Our survivor Becky is on-hand to offer one-on-one support if you find yourself having mental health issues after contracting necrotizing fasciitis. Many survivors find the mental recovery is as challenging as the physical, so please do reach out if you want to [...]

Load More Posts