Meningitis in your words

Amy Winskill's story

  • Location: England
  • Categories: Meningococcal
  • Age: Baby 0-1
  • Relationship: Self
  • Outcome: Recovery with after effects
  • After effects: Other
Amy Winskill
When I had meningitis I was five weeks old and along with the meningitis I also had hydrocephalus.

"I now have a squint in my left eye"

Because of this I now have a squint in my left eye, and also two ventricular shunts, one either side of my head, and without these I wouldn't be alive today.

MARCH 2012