Doreen Marsden and The Lee Spark NF Foundation, Preston, United Kingdom

Partner 13

The Lee Spark NF Foundation, Necrotizing Fasciitis support and education, was established in 2000.
Doreen Marsden Founder of the above named charity started supporting survivors and bereaved as a result of losing her son Lee Spark who was 23 years of age. He passed away suddenly one weekend in October 1999 from necrotizing fasciitis (NF). The mission of Lee Spark NF Foundation is to help those whose lives have been affected by NF and other severe streptococcal infections and medical staff who are involved with investigating, diagnosing and treating NF. Our aims are to support the families and of those affected, educate the medical profession and the general public, promote recognition of the early signs and symptoms of NF and severe streptococcal infection, highlight the causes, effects, treatment and management of this terrible disease and promote research into prevention and treatment.
Partner 13 has its main role in WP8.

Key contributor to activities is: Doreen Marsden.