tured many sad cases of serious illness, misfortune and genuine hardship.
Heather McCracken’s heart-rending story of little baby Sian Wateford’s implant hearing operation is one such story.
Nobody knows how quickly the devastating disease of meningococcal C can strike, maim and disable any previously healthy young body.
While medical wonders can now be performed immediately, it is the ongoing prevention and close care that young persons need today – quite apart from a parent or caregiver’s help and the will to survive. DR PETER BOYS
St Lukes Over the years your newspaper has fea-