After losing his sister 6 years ago to necrotising fasciitis, Pete and 4 friends are cycling from St Ives Cornwall to St Ives Cambs over 4 days August 9th - 12th, as a way of paying tribute and spreading awareness and contributing to The Lee Spark Foundation. Pete explains "from admittance at hospital on the [...]
One in six sepsis patients die within a year of leaving hospital, a study has found, prompting calls for better post-infection care. The first research to analyse long-term outcomes also found that a further six to eight per cent of sepsis patients who recover from the condition die each year over the following five years. Sepsis is [...]
We have been honoured to be part of the EU INFECT project for the last 7 years with 13 partners from around the globe who are experts in the early diagnosis and surgical intervention of necrotising fasciitis. Our very last meeting will take place in Bergen, Norway on the 18th - 21st June where an [...]
Our Educational Training USB/pens are distributed to assist in the educational learning for medical staff who are likely to assist in the treatment and survival of necrotising fasciitis. From early diagnosis to surgery this tool will be an extremely useful tool to pass on to your colleagues. We want to save lives and avoid debridement [...]
A huge thank you to Jessica Archer, who has raised an impressive £1275 for The Lee Spark NF Foundation by completing the Simply Health Manchester 10k run! Great work Jessica!
Our very own Doreen was at the IPS Conference in Glasgow this week, working hard and raising awareness!
To raise awareness of necrotising fasciitis through education and distribution we need your support. This is usually in the form of fundraising. We can help and support you through your events. You will be provided with T shirts, shakers, wrist bands and balloons. Many thanks ... happy eventing ;)
Gabby Jacobs Niman has put an event together to help raise awareness and to fundraise for The Lee Spark NF Foundation. Gabby's father survived necrotising fasciitis 9 years ago but sadly did have his arm amputated in order to save his life. Gabby will never forget the very difficult time they had seeing their father [...]
A huge 'thank you' to Jessica Archer, who recently competed in the Manchester 10k on behalf of The Lee Spark Foundation. Jessica participated to raise awareness after her father survived necrotising fasciitis one year ago. Jessica has raised an incredible £1081 so far! Thank you Jessica - we think you're amazing!
A great big 'thank you!' to our amazing fundraisers Claire Price and Vicky Macqueen, both running the London Marathon this weekend on behalf of The Lee Spark Foundation! Vicky is a survivor who contracted necrotising fasciitis in 2013 and was close to an amputated leg but because of the amazing and swift actions of the [...]