News | The ME Association - Part 183

NICE statement on the outcome of the Judicial Review

The High Court has today ruled in favour of NICE on all grounds brought against the Institute in the judicial review of its clinical guideline on chronic fatigue syndrome / Myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). The claim against NICE was brought by two CFS/ME patients. The grounds of challenge, all of which the Judge has dismissed, included […]

North Staffs ME/CFS Service

There is an article in the current issue of  ‘Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry’ about the North Staffs (Stoke on Trent) ME/CFS service. Does anyone who has attended the group treatment programme at this service have any feedback before we enter details onto the MEA list of NHS services? Please email here, if you do.

Kay Gilderdale – ‘bail extended’

According to a Press Association report carried on the Scotland on Sunday website, Kay Gilderdale who was arrested in December after the death of her daughter Lynn has had her bail extended until April 7.

Walk for the ME Association along the South Downs on May 9

  The ME Association has teamed up with a major events organiser to offer supporters the chance to join a charity walk along the glorious South Downs during ME Awareness Week. For an outlay of as little as £15 to cover administration costs, walkers can stride out from Goodwood Racecourse, near Chichester, on Saturday, May […]

MEA ambassador-on-a-bike heads – by air – for Karachi

Eric Smart, the ME Association’s fundraising ambassador-on-a-bike, is today ending days of waiting for a visa to enter Iran – by letting a plane take the strain as he travels from Baku, the Aberbaijan oil town on the shores of the Caspian Sea, to Karachi in Pakistan, via a short stop-off in Dubai.

Kevin Tripp killing: woman convicted of manslaughter

A woman who encouraged her partner to hit ME sufferer Kevin Tripp in the Colliers Wood Sainsbury’s supermarket in South London was found guilty of manslaughter, when the jury – which had been considering its verdict for over seven hours – filed back to their seats at Southwark Crown Court this morning.


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