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Update on Gloucestershire situation after BBC news item

Quick update on the situation in Gloucestershire following the BBC news item and where Alex Chalk MP and Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP have been very helpful. Although their intervention has not resulted in a decision to automatically include anyone with ME/CFS into group 6, it does mean that GPs can use their clinical judgement to […]

The Times: Asthma and ME sufferers miss out in database chaos.

Sean O’Neill Dr Shepherd was interviewed by Sean O’Neill for this article which appeared in the print edition of The Times yesterday. It highlights some of the confusion and frustration people with ME/CFS are experiencing when trying to gain priority access to the Covid vaccine. Visit this section of the MEA website to access free […]

Should people with ME/CFS have a Covid-19 vaccination?

Neil Riley, Chairman, ME Association Should people with ME/CFS have the Covid vaccination? That’s a hard but not impossible question to answer. You would not want to get Covid. It’s a terrible disease. You don’t want to make your ME/CFS worse. No one does. And getting the Covid infection on top, would make life even […]

ME Essential Magazine: Spring Issue now available!

The members magazine is packed full of content relating to ME/CFS – news, research, interviews, medical information, Ask the Doctor, letters, tips, Real Lives, Relationships, Covid-19 and the new NICE clinical guideline!

Covid Vaccinations and ME/CFS: Community Feedback!

We provide a summary of the feedback received from people with ME/CFS who have had the vaccine or who have tried to get the vaccine as a priority.


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