Health professionals

Online and interactive meningitis resources for all health professionals who work with patients affected by meningitis and septicaemia.

Resources can be ordered online and include treatment protocols, as well as general patient awareness materials.

All resources have been developed in consultation with health professionals.


Ambulance personnel

Identification and management information on meningitis and septicaemia for Ambulance Personnel.


General practice

Guidelines for identifying and managing meningococcal disease in general practice.


Frontline nurses

The vital role of frontline nurses in early recognition of meningitis and septicaemia.


Doctors in Training

Booklet that aids the recognition and early management of meningococcal disease

Hospital doctors - paediatrics

Treatment protocols for doctors in emergency medicine, paediatrics, PICUs, anaesthetics and general medicine.

Hospital doctors - adults

Treatment protocol for doctors in emergency medicine, ICUs, anaesthetics and general medicine.

Community practitioners

Help in recognising meningitis and septicaemia, and with talking to parents about vaccination.

Useful links

Further information about meningitis and septicaemia.


Order or download resources

Visit our public awareness and resources for health professionals section to order or download our literature

Conferences & symposia

The best in research and practical advances in preventing, detecting and treating meningitis and septicaemia


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