The dangers of meningitis have again been highlighted in the past few weeks, with the death of another Bristol student.
This essential research from MRF highlights the further problems surrounding this killer infection - delays in diagnosing and treating it!
Sadly these are issues that we are seeing repeated time and again, and have devastating consequences for our clients, leaving them facing multiple amputations or dealing with a brain injury.
It can be so difficult to recognise the symptoms of #meningitis in young children, but they are most at risk, and we need our medical professionals to listen to parents concerns over the health of their child, and consider #meningitis as a diagnosis.
We hope that with the recent publicity about getting the ACWY vaccine, students will consider this carefully before they pack their bags at the end of summer and head off to university.
It is clear that better recognition and management is essential if lives are to be saved and complications of meningitis minimised.”