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6 05, 2020

Can you make us your Charity of the Year?

2020-05-06T08:30:07+01:00 May 6th, 2020|Charity, Latest News|

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

2020-05-04T10:08:45+01:00 May 4th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

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

2020-04-27T09:15:07+01:00 April 27th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

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’ [...]

19 03, 2020

After 12 surgeries, 14-month-old boy is still fighting flesh-eating bacteria

2020-03-19T08:44:54+01:00 March 19th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

After 12 surgeries, 14-month-old Virginia boy still fighting flesh-eating bacteria. 14-month-old Camden Burnett was just like any other one-year-old up until two weeks ago. His mothers, Miranda and Chrissy Robertson, took him to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he flatlined, or didn't have a heartbeat or brain waves, for four-and-a-half minutes. Camden was then airlifted to UVA [...]

12 03, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak – taking care of yourself

2020-03-12T10:32:36+01:00 March 12th, 2020|Awareness, Latest News|

While there is plenty of official advice coming from the government; we just wanted to remind you to take care of yourself during the Coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately we all have a low immune system at times. Having necrotizing fasciiitis and ongoing health problems mean we are quite vulnerable to other viruses. The Coronavirus is now [...]

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