Wife sets up fundraising page for dad facing amputations

The family of a man who faces multiple amputations after being struck with a rare disease say they need to raise thousands of pounds for prosthetics.

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Fundraising campaign for dad facing multiple amputations

Matthew Parkes and his wife Pamela on their wedding day.

The family of a man who faces multiple amputations after being struck with a rare disease say they need to raise thousands of pounds for prosthetics.

Matthew Parkes, from Bramhall in Stockport developed pneumonia, suffered organ failure, and lost a lung.

The family of Mr Parkes believe he has Group A streptococcal meningitis

He was celebrating his 5th wedding anniversary in Majorca at the time.

His wife Pamela spoke to Granada about their ordeal:

CLICK to find out more about streptococcal meningitis and the fund raising appeal for Matthew.

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