A grieving father has told of how his four-year-old daughter died from meningitis just hours after being sent away from hospital with 'tonsillitis'. Gracie Foster was waiting to undergo a tonsillectomy at Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Calow, Derbyshire, when she started being sick and feeling 'sleepy'. Doctors diagnosed her with tonsillitis, before cancelling the operation and sending...Read more
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There has been recent news stemming from the UK about the devastating loss of young lives from the dreaded disease Meningococcal B. There has been a huge push over there and in Australia to get this vaccine on the National Immunisation Plan (NIP). So it is free for everyone. Meningitis Centre Australia has...Read more
WARNING! THIS STORY CONTAINS SOME DISTRUBING AND EMOTIONAL IMAGES! THE parents of a seven-year-old boy have released pictures of their son’s dying breaths as a warning to others about meningitis. Claire and Mark Timmins’ son Mason died of the disease two weeks before Christmas in 2013 and needed a life support machine towards the end of his...Read more
A MOTHER has released a heartbreaking image of her two-year-old daughter hours before she died suddenly of meningitis as she lobbies the UK government for a vaccine. Faye Burdett was photographed with a painful rash covering her entire body as she sadly lost her 11-day battle with the infection on Valentine’s Day. Mother Jenny, 36, and dad...Read more
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