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meningitis & septicaemia can kill in hours!

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

Useful links

Here are some links to organisations that, in addition to the Foundation, can provide you with help and support relating to bereavement or the after effects associated with meningitis and septicaemia.

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SANELINE

Information and support for people with mental ill health, their families, carers, friends and professionals. UK wide.

www.sane.org.uk


Scope Response

Helpline for disabled people with a focus on cerebral palsy, their families and carers. Offers information, support and can also offer a telephone interpreting service to people whose preferred language is not English. Part of Scope. England and Wales.

www.scope.org.uk


SNAP Cymru

Information and support to families of children who have special educational needs.  Wales only.

www.snapcymru.org


Steps

Helpline for people with hip, leg and foot conditions. UK wide.

www.steps-charity.org.uk


The Compassionate Friends

Provides support and advice to parents and their families after the death of their son or daughter at any age from any cause

www.tcf.org.uk


The Ear Foundation

Provides advice and support for deaf children and teenagers with cochlear implants, their parents, carers and local professionals.  Bridges the gap between the work of the specialist clinic and the child's community, where the implant will be used in everyday communications. UK wide. 

www.earfoundation.org.uk


The Elizabeth Foundation

Offers parent centered services and courses for babies and young children with hearing loss and provides families with support, education and encouragement.  UK wide.

www.elizabeth-foundation.org


The Murray Foundation

Information and advice for those affected by limb loss or absence.

www.murray-foundation.org.uk


Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish offers a range of services to bereaved children, young people and their families.

www.winstonswish.org.uk


YoungMinds

YoungMinds' parent's information service provides information and advice for any adult with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.  UK wide.

www.youngminds.org.uk


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