Minutes of the meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. held at 1.30pm, Thursday 12th July 2007 Committee Room 17, House of Commons
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In ME Essential magazine, we introduced you to 20-year-old songbird, Maddy Stuckey, and her debut album 9 Lives. Our reviewer compared her voice favourably with Eva Cassidy and Katie Melua.
SHOULD PATIENTS TELL RESEARCHERS WHAT TO DO? IF SO, HOW?
MAY BE REPOSTED BBC Radio 4 is planning an item on the treatment of ME/CFS using the controversial Lightning Process. This is for inclusion in an edition of ‘You and Yours’ – possibly on Monday next week (ie 30 July).
The latest issue of The ME Association’s quarterly ME Essential magazine is being posted out to members today.
NEWS release from YORKTEST.COM
Leo, Rusty and ME – Leo Thomson’s audio diary 11.00-11.30am, BBC Radio 4 FM.
Chronic fatigue no longer seen as ‘yuppie flu’ by David Tuller
Summary of key points to emerge from APPG meeting held in Committee Room 17 at the House of Commons on Thursday 12 July 2007 from 1.30pm to 3.00pm
We have just heard that Ann Keen MP, the new Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health, has been given the job of overseeing the Department’s work on ME.
The ME Association believes that the vast majority of people with severe ME/CFS are so ill that they should be entitled to the care and mobility components of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
On Monday 9 July the ME Association was sent the final version of new medical guidance on ME/CFS that has been prepared by the Department for Work and Pensions. This will shortly come into effect in relation to applications for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Carer’s Allowance.
Could a detox massage really help cure ME? by Barbara Lantin
ME North East’s campaign for an NHS service for 2,000 people with ME/CFS on Teeside has been taken up by Ashok Kumar, MP for Middlesborough South and East Cleveland.
The Charity Commission says trustees will find it quicker and easier to update their charity’s information, send accounts and file annual returns by using its revamped website, launched today.
People campaigning for ME/CFS and fibromyalgia to be taken seriously by health authorities in the Spanish region of Catalonia – capital, Barcelona – announced another victory yesterday (July 9).
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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