The annual general meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. will be held on Thursday 12th July, 1.30pm, Committee Room 17, House of Commons.
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Gabapentin is an interesting drug in that it was originally used in the treatment of epilepsy but it has also been found to be an effective and generally well tolerated drug for the management of pain, particularly where this has a neuropathic quality (ie burning, shooting or searing) but also for some types of musculoskeletal pain. In […]
A council care manager has worked out how to drastically cut down on form-filling at Hampshire County Council. As a result, Paul Burrows has now been voted Council Worker of the Year.
Ian Woosnam failed to win a place in the Open Golf championship during qualifying at Sunningdale on this week – but just to be playing again was a relief.
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to get the Health Service and medical profession to accept the WHO classification of ME/CFS as an organic neurological disorder and not as a psychosocial syndrome.
Pauline Ovenden, honorary president of Herefordshire ME/CFS/FMS Group, has been awarded the Herefordshire Voluntary Action ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award in appreciation for her work for sufferers nationally and locally, and on a personal basis.
The new NICE clinical practice guidelinesfor ME/CFS – due to be published on 22 August – will be the keynote topic under discussion at this year’s ME Association Annual Medical Meeting on Saturday, September 15.
‘HOW CAN CLINICAL TRIALISTS SERVE THE NEEDS OF CLINICIANS AND PATIENTS MORE EFFECTIVELY?’ NB: this report also contains information on a new MRC meeting regarding ME/CFS research.
Special double feature on ME as Radio Scotland explored one of the most misunderstood and controversial of diseases – ME.
ME CHARITY CALLS FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL TO STOP WASTING MONEY ON INAPPROPRIATE RESEARCH
The ME Association has been informed today that the NICE guideline on ME/CFS will now be published on Wednesday 22 August 2007.
The next APPG meeting, chaired by Dr Des Turner MP, will take place: 1.30 – 3pm on Thursday 12 July 2007 in Committee Room 17, House of Commons, Palace of Westminster (entry via St Stephen’s entrance).
Minutes of the meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. held at 1.30pm, Thursday 17th May 2007 Committee Room 17, House of Commons
This is a brief summary of key issues that were discussed at The ME Association Board of Trustees meeting held in Buckingham on Friday 16 June 2007
Mr Dick Patterson, president of the Dorset ME Support Group, is pictured with members of his family after receiving his MBE from The Queen earlier today.
Yesterday evening, I learned that former MEA Chairman, Christine Llewellyn, died on Tuesday from acute heart failure.
With only two of the MSPs from the previous Cross-Party Group on ME in the Scottish Parliament available to join any new group following the election, Charlie Gordon (Glasgow Cathcart, Labour) has invited MSPs to volunteer to reform the Group for this parliament.
Another ME support group has signed up to the joint charities and support groups’ statement on the NHS Plus occupational health guidance for ME/CFS – bringing the total up to 25.
Charities applaud £340m package but push for rights from "Community Care" magazine, 24 May 2007 by Amy Taylor
MAY BE REPOSTED I am seeking information about people who are being seen/have been seen at the London Homeopathic Hospital but have now been told that they will no longer be able to have follow-up appointments there.