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Online and interactive meningitis resources for all health professionals who work with patients affected by meningitis and septicaemia. 

Resources can be downloaded for free anywhere in the world and and printed versions are free to order if you are in the UK or Ireland.

Resources include treatment protocols and symptoms information, as well as general patient awareness materials. 

All resources have been developed in consultation with health professionals.

GPs

Guidelines for identifying and managing meningococcal disease in general practice

Up-to-date vaccine information for General Practice in the UK

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Doctors in Training

Lessons from research for doctors in training: recognition and early management of meningococcal disease in children and young people - Endorsed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the College of Emergency Medicine.

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Front line nurses

The vital role of front line nurses in early recognition of meningitis and septicaemia.

Early Recognition of Meningitis and Septicaemia; Vital signs for frontline nurses - Endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing and the Irish Nurses Organisation.

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Hospital doctors - paediatrics

Treatment protocols for doctors in emergency medicine, paediatrics, PICUs, anaesthetics and general medicine.

Algorithms for Management of Meningococcal Disease and Bacterial Meningitis in Children and Young People.

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Hospital doctors - adults

Treatment protocols for doctors in emergency medicine, ICUs, anaesthetics and general medicine.

Algorithm for Management of Suspected Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia in Immunocompetent Adults.

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Useful links

Further sources of information for health professionals related to meningitis and septicaemia.

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Medical Advisory Group

Members of the Medical Advisory Group provide a whole range of support to MRF, devoting their valuable time and expertise 

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Ambulance personnel


Meningococcal Septicaemia - Identification and Management for Ambulance Personnel

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Conferences and symposia


The best in research and practical advances in preventing, detecting and treating meningitis and septicaemia.

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