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 [...]
We have a few pieces of official merchandise for sale if you would care to offer your support .. wristbands and pins ... both showing our charity details. Raising awareness through education is so important and you can also do your part. By wearing our official products you will be helping to raise awareness! The prices [...]
An experimental skin spray has given a US woman back her skin after drug-resistant bacteria devoured most of the flesh on her left side. In January, Christin Lipinski, 37, developed flu-like symptoms and pain under her armpit. Doctors at Maricopa Integrated Health System – a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona – found she was infected with a [...]
A dad who nearly died when life-threatening sepsis transformed into a ‘flesh-eating’ bacterial infection has made his return to Rogiet parkrun. Luke Dobson was struck down with sepsis in January and has since undergone several major surgeries and spent several weeks in intensive care. But on Saturday the 42-year-old braved the blizzard like conditions as [...]
In just a few hours, a Halifax woman went from shovelling snow with her husband to fighting for her life in hospital. Colleen Hilton initially thought she had the flu. Doctors realized her rapidly deteriorating health was due to something far more serious, necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease. “She went from being a [...]
Adam's Funeral Notice. We are devastated to announce that our wonderful Adam passed away on the 18th February after fighting to overcome a rare infection called Necrotising Fasciitis. Trevor, Christine and Clarice would like to invite all family and friends to join us in a celebration of Adam's life on Wednesday 4th April at Chelmsford [...]