Did you know #Kawaski_Disease is more common than measles and bacterial meningitis? Symptoms = PERSISTENT FEVER for 5 days +2 or more of the following; 🔴Rash 🔴Bloodshot eyes 🔴Swollen glands in neck 🔴Red/swollen hands/feet 🔴Dry, sore mouth-‘strawberry tongue’ & cracked lips Follow @Societi_UK_KD for more information. #LetsGetItKnown #ForOurChildren
I am supporting @Societi_UK_KD and sharing this message on #WorldHeartDay – #Kawasaki_Disease is: 🛑 Serious! 🛑 Little known … 🛑 ALWAYS a medical emergency 🛑 The leading cause of acquired heart disease in U.K. children! #LetsGetItKnown #ForOurChildren
Out of date information on #Kawasaki-Disese is damaging children’s hearts! #Kawasaki_Disease is NOT rare it is INCREASINGLY COMMON and the #1 cause of acquired heart disease in UK children. This #WorldHeartDay help me get it known. @Societi_UK_KD #LetsGetItKnown #ForOurChildren
PLEASE help me get #Kawasaki_Disease known this #WorldHeartDay and spread this message – Kawasaki Disease is INCREASINGLY COMMON and always a medical emergency. @Societi_UK_KD #LetsGetItKnown #ForOurChildren
Today is World Heart Day, please help me….. like and share my post on Kawasaki Disease – the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the UK – a cause that is VERY important to me. SYMPTOMS of Kawasaki Disease are similar to many childhood illnesses which is why it’s often misdiagnosed. But […]
I care about raising awareness of Kawasaki Disease – the number one cause of acquired heart disease in UK Children. Please help me spread this message on World Heart Day and share my post….. Kawasaki Disease is… – Serious! – Little known – More common than bacterial meningitis!! – ALWAYS a medical emergency – The […]
Here is your Summer 2020 Newsletter! This is one like no other, a simply GARGANTUAN read of INSPIRATION and IMPACT! Sit back, relax and read all about what we (and you!) have been up to in recent months. With so many AMAZING stories from so many Societi Supporters, news about progress, projects and plans for […]
If you’re thinking about joining #TeamSocieti and Societi Active in completing a Virtual 10k for World Heart Day – THANK YOU!! We know a 10k is no easy feat and we hugely appreciate all the effort you will be putting in to get your 10k done! To help you along the way, our amazing Societi […]
National Strategy Review 2016 – 2020 – Impact Statement
In 2016, Societi Foundation published the ﬁrst ever National Strategy to address Kawasaki Disease, the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the UK. This impact statement summarises the work of Societi Foundation in delivering the national strategy and highlights the achievements realised.
Societi were involved in the creation of a combined statement from a number of organisations for Kawasaki Disease around the world. All our communities have been affected by the recent, worrying press reports. Our Kawasaki Disease networks are collaborating on a global scale and we share our solidarity in providing consistent information to you as […]
This newsletter article is really useful if you have a local newspaper/school paper/community newsletter that you would like to run a story on Kawasaki Disease. Rachael sent this to her local village newsletter and they were more than happy to print the story. The article can be downloaded and emailed directly to your local news […]
Want to start a Kawasaki Conversation at work, with your family, with local shops – your GP surgery? Find our how you can – in our Kawasaki Conversation information pack! TOGETHER we can make a difference!
NHS Improvement Service – Patient Safety Alert – Stage One Warning
This is a patient safety alert issued in May 2016 to all NHS Trusts in England. It asked for action from all providers of NHS funded care to assess and act on risks re failure to recognise acute coronary syndromes in Kawasaki Disease patients.
Kawasaki Disease Myths & Facts – Do you know Kawasaki Disease?
Developed following many ‘Kawasaki Conversations’ with doctors and families who have experienced a Kawasaki Disease diagnosis, it’s clear that there is out dated information in circulation about Kawasaki Disease which we’re keen to help move on.
UK Kawasaki Disease Infographic – Issues and needs
We have prepared clear summary statement, helped by the inclusion of ‘infographics’ to set out clearly what the current position with regard to Kawasaki Disease is in the UK – and what needs to be done.
This fantastic clinical learning resource (click here to access the resource link) has been shared with full consent of the patients family as obtained by the resource developers, ASKSNIFF who together with Dr Damian Roland (@Damian_Roland) have given Societi permission to provide a link here for clinicians visiting our site. Presenting Complaint: A 3 year old boy presents […]