Meningitis Now Article
NHS, East of England Ambulance Service, Article
A Norfolk woman has thanked her lifesavers after a suffering a flare-up of a rare form of meningitis.
Amanda Buckland cannot remember anything from Boxing Day night when she became feverish, started vomiting, and was experiencing severe muscle pain and confusion.
The 35-year-old, who lives near Attleborough, praised Simon Read and Matthew Laws from the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) for their care after her condition rapidly deteriorated.
Amanda has been living with Mollaret’s meningitis – a recurring viral form of the disease – for more than six years.