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BCWA donates £75,000 to meningitus research

Health insurer BCWA Healthcare is donating £75,000 from its charitable trust to a meningitus research programme.


The award, covering a three-year period, will continue to help fund research work at Surrey University and leaflets to publicise the disease.


BCWA sales and marketing director Philip Fowles says: &#34It is hugely encouraging for BCWA to be able to put something back into the community in this way by funding this important research.&#34

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