Issue 12 - Summer 2019

A Message from the Editor

Welcome to the long awaited Spring / Summer edition of Leaker Life. As always, lots of action has been taking place behind the scenes and the Association continues to make great strides forward. Read…

Leaving a Gift to Charity

Fundraising Events

As a nation, we’re an extremely charitable bunch. In 2017, the British public gave nearly £10 billion to their favourite causes – and a significant chunk of that was donated by people as part of…

Leaker Profile - Claire Comley

Medical News

A huge thank you from us all at the CSF Leak Association to Claire Comley, who shares her cranial leak story in this edition of Leaker Life. You can also read about other patient experiences on our…

Leaker Life Hacks

I’m Jenny Pople and I’m a Research Scientist at Unilever R&D near Bedford, UK. I had my first CSF leak in 2012 and I’m currently managing my third leak which hasn’t responded well to blood…

Spotlight on a volunteer banner

Spotlight on a Volunteer - Valerie McCluskie

Valerie is one of our hard working and dedicated volunteers. She has kindly agreed to share the experiences that drew her to the Association, and a little about what her role involves. Thank you, Valerie!


When to suspect a CSF Leak

Medical News
Leaks in the News

The Australian Doctor Magazine in March 2019

BASH 8th Biennial National Meeting on Headache

Medical News

17 - 18 January 2019 - By Clare Sargeant It was early in the morning on a cold day back in January that Clare Joy and I set off for Hull to attend the 8th Biennial BASH National Meeting on Headache.…

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