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Meningitis Research Foundation

Address: Newminster House 27-29 Baldwin Street Bristol BS1 1LT
Tel: 0333 405 6262, Helpine 080 8800 3344
Description:

Aims:

  • to promote research into the causes and treatment of all forms of meningitis and associated infections.
  • to promote the dissemination of knowledge gained by such research.
  • to advance the education of the public in the causes, treatment and prevention of meningitis and associated infections.
  • to help relieve the distress to individuals and families caused by death and damage through meningitis and associated infections.

Activities:

  • 24 hour helpline providing information to the general public and health professionals, and offering support to those affected by these diseases.
  • funding vital scientific research into prevention, detection and treatment of meningitis and septicaemia, and to improve survival rates and outcomes.
  • working in the community to raise awareness of meningitis and septicaemia.
  • offering support through in-depth information and befriending to individuals and families affected by meningitis and septicaemia.
  • also promotes education and awareness to reduce death and disability, and gives support to people affected.

Local Groups: Regional offices in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Membership: Membership is offered to individuals and families with personal experience of meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia.

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