News | The ME Association - Part 182

Kay Gilderdale charged after her daughter’s death

Mrs Kay Gilderdale will appear before Brighton magistrates next Tuesday (April 21) charged with the attempted murder of her daughter Lynn between December 2 and December 4. Lynn, aged 31 who had been ill with since the age of 14, was found dead at her home in Stonegate, Heathfield, East Sussex, on December 4.

Edinburgh MP flags up ME Essential story on his blog

Edinburgh West MP John Barrett has highlighted a story from our quarterly ME Essential magazine on his blog, saying: "For most of us, ME and the experience of those who suffer from it is hard to understand, but this description, by Rachel Miles, which was given to me by a friend today, opened my eyes."

Launch of APPG inquiry into NHS service provision for people with ME

Press statement issued today by Dr Des Turner MP, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on ME. Dr Des Turner MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on M.E., launched an APPG inquiry into NHS service provision for people with M.E., at a meeting in Committee Room 20, House of Commons, 1.30-3pm, Wednesday […]

New Zealand doctor receives Peter Snow memorial award

The 2009 Peter Snow Award for rural health research and service – given annually to honour the memory of Dr Peter Snow, the New Zealand doctor who gained international attention for his research into ‘Tapanui Flu’, otherwise known as ME – has been given to Dr Garry Nixon.

MEA Board of Trustees – summary of meeting on Tuesday.March 17

This is a summary of key points to emerge from a meeting of The ME Association Board of Trustees that took place at our Head Office in Buckingham on Tuesday 17 March 2009.  Informal discussions also took place on a number of issues the night before. Please note that this is a summary of the Board meeting – not […]

News from our two ME Association explorers

Latest news from ME Association adventurers in far-flung parts of the world – our ambassador-on-a- bike ERIC SMART rested at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Kashmir after pedalling his first 7,000 miles, and ED STAFFORD has entered Columbia in his bid to be the first person ever to walk along the Amazon River from the […]

All Party Parliamentary Group Inquiry

An APPG inquiry into NHS service provision for people with M.E. will be the focus of the next meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on ME to be held 1.30-3pm, Wednesday 1 April 2009, Committee Room 20, House of Commons.

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