Paddy Jelen – Suffolk

Nina was an apparently healthy girl, happy and well-adjusted. She had had no major illnesses and was quite athletic – swimming and playing soccer for her High School team in the States, where we lived for several years, and playing squash at university. At 4 years old Nina had an unresponsive episode early in the […]

East Postcard

Twelve families across the East of England (Essex to Lincolnshire) are helping to launch a major regional campaign to highlight the shocking statistic* showing that the number of young people who lose their lives to the tragic condition sudden cardiac death now stands at 12 every week – a staggering 50% rise on previous estimates. […]

Striking at the heart of the young

A year and a half before her death Nina Jelen had been taken to accident and emergency at the Walton Centre in Liverpool, after suffering an unexplained seizure in her sleep.