• Don’t self-diagnose

    Ben de Souza, just eight weeks into his first year at the University of Portsmouth, had been living student life to the fullest. The night before, he’d been clubbing with friends from the university cricket club. He woke up with a pounding head, vomiting and feeling sick. He thought he had a hangover and decided […]

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  • It can happen to anyone

    Sarah Hayward, 51 years old, felt “strange” wondered if she’d had her drink spiked after a night out with her pals. Within 24 hours, she was being rushed to hospital in a semi-comatose state after contracting meningitis (Men W strain). She had a heart attack, her organs began to fail and remained unconscious for two […]

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  • Protect your Children

    A group of four parents are spearheading ‘Meningitis Now” campaign to increase vaccination rate among young adults. These parents lost a teenager to meningitis so they’re emphasizing the importance of getting our children vaccinated. 

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