Issue 4 - Spring 2017

A Message from the Editor

Welcome to the fourth edition of Leaker Life. Since our last edition, many exciting developments have been taking place for the association. The first quarter of 2017 saw the very first Spinal CSF…

The Kilt Ride returns for 2017!

Fundraising Events

Following the success of the inaugural Kilt Ride in 2016, this year's event, organised by Ray Michael (aka 'The Scotorian Biker'), promises to be bigger and better this year! As many of you may…

Leak Week 2017: Summary

Medical News

The end of February saw the launch of the first ever ‘Leak Week’, a week dedicated to raising awareness of spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks, running from 26th Feb to 4th March, 2017.

Dr Peter G. Kranz - Interventional Neuro-Radiologist

Medical News

This is part 1 in a 3 part series summarising the three live Q & A sessions which took place during Leak Week, involving three of the world’s leading specialists in CSF Leaks.We wish to express…

Leaker Profile - Chris Plant

Chris shares the story of his CSF leak journey. You can read more patient stories on our patient experience's…

Interview with a fundraiser - Jenny Pople

Fundraising Events

I had my first spinal CSF leak in 2012 and a second in 2015. During my first leak I was diagnosed really quickly but not offered any treatment and struggled to find good quality information about the…

Interview with a fundraiser - Polly Walker

Fundraising Events

On the evening of Tuesday 28th February, I caught the train into London and made my way to the Southbank where we were meeting for a briefing prior to the big event. Scott Bell, from UK Fire Walk and…

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