August 2020

Rich puts our name up in lights at the Ludlow Fringe Festival and gives us a book to remember

Fancy some northern humour? Take a look at Rich Davenport’s comic genius. Proceeds from his latest book kindly donated to the ME Association.

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Fancy some northern humour? Take a look at Rich Davenport’s comic genius. Proceeds from his latest book kindly donated to the ME Association.

NHS England & Department of Health and Social Care Dismiss Concerns about Graded Exercise and Post-Covid Illness Management

The responses from Chris Whitty at the Department of Health and Social Care and Stephen Powis at NHS England to ME Association concerns, were very disappointing.

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The responses from Chris Whitty at the Department of Health and Social Care and Stephen Powis at NHS England to ME Association concerns, were very disappointing.

The Times: Warning over conflicting medical advice to coronavirus recovery patients

“The NHS is urging people to exercise at a time when many, just like people with post-viral ME, need to rest, recuperate and pace themselves,” Countess of Mar.

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“The NHS is urging people to exercise at a time when many, just like people with post-viral ME, need to rest, recuperate and pace themselves,” Countess of Mar.

MEA Statement: NHS England Guidance on the Management of Post-Covid Fatigue Syndromes

The serious concerns expressed by the MEA about the Covid recovery guideline resulted in a reply from NHS England and an article in The Times newspaper.

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The serious concerns expressed by the MEA about the Covid recovery guideline resulted in a reply from NHS England and an article in The Times newspaper.

A long cross-country walk dedicated to his mum and to the ME Association

M.E. changed his mum from “being called Tigger because she was always so full of life” to someone who now has to count every ounce of energy used in case it runs out and leaves her floored for days.

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M.E. changed his mum from “being called Tigger because she was always so full of life” to someone who now has to count every ounce of energy used in case it runs out and leaves her floored for days.

Severe ME: Why is improvement subject to such harsh judgement and not celebrated?

“Having M.E. robs us of just about everything, but not the ability to be supportive or kind. We are a community, and it should be us against the world not us against each other.”

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“Having M.E. robs us of just about everything, but not the ability to be supportive or kind. We are a community, and it should be us against the world not us against each other.”

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