Farewell talk by Professor Tony Pinching in Cornwall today (Monday, 4 July 2011)

Professor Tony Pinching, NHS clinical lead for ME/CFS in Cornwall, is to give a talk in Liskeard tomorrow (4 July) – on the eve of his retirement.

He has been invited by the Cornwall ME Self-Help Group to talk to members, friends and carers at The Public Hall, Liskeard, PL14 6BW, at 6.30pm.

All are welcome.

Admission will be £1 (free to accompanying carers). There is wheelchair access and free parking in the Westbourne Car Park, opposite the hall, after 4pm. For more information, please phone 01736 756775 or email: MESHcornwall@live.co.uk

Professor Pinching, previously at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, has had a long and distinguished career as an immunologist – the latter part of which has been devoted to serving people with ME/CFS. He was deputy chairman of the expert working group which produced the Chief Medical Officer’s Report on ME/CFS in January 2002 which acknowledged the depth and severity of the illness and called for urgent attention to be paid to it.

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