Recovering from childhood bacterial meningitis and septicaemia
“Your guide – Recovering from childhood meningitis and septicaemia” and “My Journal – Life after childhood meningitis and septicaemia" are resources which have been jointly produced by Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now.
The resources have been written to help families following hospital discharge in the UK.
Your guideYour Guide
provides in depth information about recovery and potential after effects of meningitis and septicaemia.
My JournalMy Journal
provides a place for parents and children to keep a personal record of the illness, recovery and follow-up care.
If you are a health professional and you would like copies of Your Guide
free of charge go here
, call us on Freefone helpline 080 8800 3344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a parent or carer of a child or children who have had meningitis and/or septicaemia, you can order your copies of My Journal
and Your Guide
free of charge by going here
, calling us on Freefone helpline 080 8800 3344 or emailing email@example.com
Janine's son contracted pneumococcal meningitis
My Journal – Extra notes pagesMy Journal
is divided into six different sections. Within some of these sections there are notes pages for you to fill in. Extra copies of these notes pages are available for download here:Personal details and recordsHospital discharge and follow-upAfter follow-upContinued care and appointments
As a family it’s affected us emotionally
Serious and long-term after effects
In the coming weeks we'll be building up a library of more detailed information about the after effects of meningitis and septicaemia. The first additions to the library are identified by active links.
If you can't find what your looking for, do please get in touch by calling us on Freefone helpline 080 8800 3344 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter effects specific to septicaemia: