Congratulations and a huge thank you to little Frankie & his dad Wayne for smashing the Sunderland 3k run in just 19 minutes and 3 seconds and raising £400 for The Lee Spark Foundation! Frankie has suffered so much but has defeated necrotising fasciitis and is proof that you can achieve anything if you put [...]
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 [...]
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!
You are invited to our next Ball, which we are excited to say has an Alice in Wonderland theme! We really can't wait to see all of your costumes and creations! Tickets are £30 per adult, £15 per child aged between 6 & 12 and £5 per child aged between 2 & 5. Please email [...]
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 [...]
Seasons greetings from all of us here at the Lee Spark Foundation. We wish you a joyful and peaceful Christmas and a prosperous 2018!
I was honoured to represent the Lee Spark Foundation at the 5th annual INFECT meeting in Stockholm at the beginning of December. It was fantastic to meet and work with such an excellent group of people, all working towards the same goal - "to advance our understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms, prognosis, and diagnosis of [...]