News | The ME Association - Part 194

‘Therapy for ME under fire’

From "The Big Issue in the North’, 14-20 April 2008  (writer: Martin Guttridge-Hewitt) (NB: "Royal Medical School" should read "Royal Society of Medicine") The use of cognitive behavioural in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome has come under renewed fire ahead of a Royal Medical School conference at the end of this month.

Cross Party Group on ME, Scottish Parliament, April 23

The next meeting of the Cross Party Group on ME in the Scottish Parliament will take place on Wednesday this week (23 April) in Committee Room 3 at 1pm. Anyone wishing to attend and who requires a pass should in the first instance contact Patricia Chambers, tel: 01355 806223 or e-mail:

City worker wins dismissal claim

A City worker with CFS has won her claim for unfair dismissal, victimisation and disability discrimination. Julie Pine was made redundant from her job as a database administrator by buyout investment company Cinven.

Royal Society of Medicine meeting on CFS/ME – 28 April 2008

Statement by The ME Association The ME Association fully shares the concerns of a growing number of our members who have been contacting us about the strong psychiatric/psychological bias to the presentations that will be given to a meeting on CFS at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) on April 28. 

Responses to Financial Times article

Letter to the Editor from Neil Riley As Chairman of The ME Association, I am delighted that Margaret McCartney turns to our website for information about this devastating illness we call myalgic encephalopathy ("if it’s in the mind, it’s still the real thing”). 


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