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People who are faced with meningitis and septicaemia have to act fast to help save a life.

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Meningitis Research needs your help to fight meningitis and septicaemia. Our award winning materials are provided free of charge, but please consider supporting our work by making a voluntary donation for the cost incurred to produce your order. Thank you.

Through our work we are continually learning about meningitis and septicaemia, we therefore revise our literature regularly. To ensure that you have the most up-to-date information, please order regularly rather than stockpile.



Information for the Public

Race against time
- A visual meningitis and septicaemia symptoms leaflet
Meningitis and septicaemia symptoms poster
- An A3 visual meningitis and septicaemia symptoms poster
Meningitis and septicaemia symptoms cards
- Credit card sized visual symptoms checklist
Meningitis Baby Watch
- Postcard size cards for parents and other carers of babies and very young children
Meningitis Baby Watch
- A3 poster for parents and other carers of babies and very young children
Meningitis Tot Watch
- A leaflet for parents and other carers of toddlers
Student awareness
- A3 poster for 15 – 25 year olds
Meningitis and Septicaemia - Am I at Risk?
- A leaflet for anyone who is worried about meningitis and septicaemia due to a case in the community or their family
Holly's Story
- 10 minute DVD for parent groups, nurses in training etc
Support for You
- How MRF can help you after a case of meningitis and septicaemia

Information for Health Professionals

Meningococcal Meningitis and Septicaemia - Diagnosis and Treatment in General Practice
- Booklet including Physical Signs in Children with Meningococcal Disease wall chart
Management of Meningococcal Disease and Bacterial Meningitis in Children and Young People
- Leaflet for hospital doctors in emergency medicine, ICU and paediatrics (UK only)
Management of Meningococcal Disease in Children and Young People
- Poster for hospital doctors in emergency medicine, ICU and paediatrics (UK only)
Management of Bacterial Meningitis in Children and Young People
- Poster for hospital doctors in emergency medicine, ICU and paediatrics (UK only)
Lessons from Research for Doctors in Training: Recognition and early management of meningococcal disease in children and young people
- Booklet for doctors in training in the hospital setting (UK only)
Vital Signs for Frontline Nurses – Early recognition of meningitis and septicaemia for the UK
- Laminated card for nurses in emergency medicine, paediatrics, adult and paediatric ICUs, anaesthetics, infectious diseases and general medicine
Vital Signs for Frontline Nurses – Early recognition of meningitis and septicaemia for the Republic of Ireland
- Laminated card for nurses in emergency medicine, paediatrics, adult and paediatric ICUs, anaesthetics, infectious diseases and general medicine
Meningococcal Meningitis and Septicaemia – Identification and Management for Ambulance Personnel for England, Scotland and Wales
- Poster for ambulance personnel and stations
Meningococcal Meningitis and Septicaemia – Identification and Management for Ambulance Personnel for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
- Laminated card for ambulance personnel and stations
Meningococcal Meningitis and Septicaemia – Identification and Management for Ambulance Personnel for Northern Ireland
- Poster for ambulance personnel and stations

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