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Meningitis Trust

Organisation name
Meningitis Trust
Description
The Meningitis Trust is the UK’s longest established meningitis charity, offering practical support for life to people coping with the devastating after effects of the disease and raising awareness of meningitis and septicaemia through an education and training programme. Its services include:

a 24-hour freephone helpline led by specially trained nurses offering information and support in over 100 languages free professional counselling
a home visiting service
financial grants to fund special equipment; respite care; therapeutic activities; special training; travel and accommodation costs.
Street address
Fern House, Bath Raod
City/Town
Stroud
County
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL5 3TJ
Main Phone No
01453 768 000
Fax
01453 768 001
Helpline Number
0808 80 10 388 (Freephone).
Helpline: Hours of operation
24 hours
Main Contact: Name
Tracy Lewendon
Main Contact: Job Title
Helpline and Information Officer
Is this a national or local organisation?
National
Is there a local support network?
Yes
Details of support network
community help groups throughout the UK
Does the organisation provide free publications or leaflets?
Yes
Details of publications and leaflets
Awareness materials and information about meningitis
Does the organisation publish a newsletter?
Yes
Details of newsletter
'Headlines' please contact main number to request a copy
Does the organisation fund research?
Yes
Details of research
The Meningitis Trust commissions research into and after effects and after care of meningitis.