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Posted by Dr Hilary Jones on 19 December 2013
Our Patron, Dr Hilary Jones, writes about the making of our new symptoms video.
Posted by Esther Trackman on 11 December 2013
MRF Fundraiser Esther's running blog
Part 1 - Deciding to Run
Posted by Rachel Sloan on 26 November 2013
I had just turned 5 when my parents faced the ordeal of hearing that I had meningococcal group C- a bacterial form of meningitis. Long story cut short- I was left with a long term problem with my left eye (I had a squint...an operation to correct this didn't work, but wearing glasses has solved the problem). My left eye is still weaker 16 years on, but I am one of the lucky ones. I survived the disease. This spurred my desire to create an awareness of meningitis, and last year, in Newtonards, Northern Ireland, l abseiled down Scrabo Tower,...
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