Melanie


About Melanie

PLEASE DONATE NOW to #MelaniesMissionToLive - a cause created to fund specialised medical transport and world specialist, potentially life-saving spinal and brain surgery for Mel (a 29yr old Newcastle University biology graduate from Cramlington, Northumberland) before its too late!! Due to Mel's complex underlying conditions (EDS and CCI) the surgery is only available in the USA and costs over £150,000!! WE NEED YOUR HELP




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Hi, As you know I had surgery recently to repair torn knee cartilage. I have “difficult airway information” explaining I must have fibre optic intubation to protect my fusion. This was discussed with the anaesthetics team & I wore my neck brace to theatre. Unfortunately these instructions weren’t followed. Since […]

£70,000 needed IN 3 weeks..







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Just over 2yrs I’m from my fusion surgery, I was planning on posting a positive update telling you all how fantastically well I’ve been doing… how much I’m able to live my life, nights out weekly, concerts, volunteering & gaining experience in a Primary school in preparation for doing my […]

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So now we are 2 weeks post op & I’m discharged from hospital and settled in our apartment, I wanted to do an update on my fantastic progress! I’m doing soooooo good! Dr Gilete and Dr Oliver literally saved my life ….& they’re not stopping there, they’re going on to […]

2 weeks post life saving surgery!


  Get those tickets purchased, it’s going to be a great night! All ticket money going towards my lifesaving surgery! Contact me for tickets, Blyth Mecca Bingo presents the North East band, Groove Central Station on Saturday the 8th April! Tickets are £5pp & the evening includes the live band, […]

Blyth Mecca Bingo Presents Groove Central Station