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Inspirational Brighton dad who lost his legs and hands during meningitis battle is helping other amputees – Brighton & Hove Independent

Tuesday, 21 September, 2021

Inspirational Brighton dad who lost his legs and hands during meningitis battle is helping other amputees – Brighton & Hove Independent

Mike Davies and his wife, Julie, had just moved to Brighton from Manchester when he contracted bacterial meningitis

 
A Brighton dad who contracted meningitis and had his legs and hands amputated has told how his wife and son were told to say goodbye.

Determined Mike Davies survived and has adapted to life after limb loss and has now shared his experience via online videos as part of a new peer support service.

Mike, 62, and his wife, Julie, had just moved to Brighton from Manchester when he contracted bacterial meningitis on Christmas Eve 2017. Mike spent 10 weeks in intensive care the Royal Sussex County Hospital, where he endured the amputation of his legs and hands in order to save his life.

Read more at: https://www.brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/health/inspirational-brighton-dad-who-lost-his-legs-and-hands-during-meningitis-battle-is-helping-other-amputees-3386389

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