Research Awareness & Support

for a world free from meningitis and septicaemia

Learn the symptoms

meningitis sympotms

Meningitis and septicaemia can kill and disable in hours.

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We need your help…

It's estimated that 1,000 people die from meningitis and septicaemia every day. Many more are left with life-long disabilities. We have invested over £17m in vital research and health interventions which aid diagnosis. We spend around £1m a year in the UK supporting those affected and providing free information to the public and health care professionals.

Book of experience

Personal stories presenting a unique picture of how meningitis and septicaemia have affected individuals, families and whole communities.

Katherine Freeman
Ivan Price
Stephen Douglas
Meliya Kwelepeta
Eloise Carter
Sophie Hannant
Lawrence Kuyenda
Gracie Hills
Eric Higgins

Yvonne's story


Yvonne Stewart talks about the loss of her young son, Jack, to Hib meningitis

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Aimee's Story


"Aimee has specialised equipment to help her sit, stand, bathe and sleep"

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