News | The ME Association - Part 217

Sponsored activities

If you are taking part in an organised activity such as the London Marathon, Great North Run, etc., or even taking part in a sponsored event of your own, please let us know.

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Payroll Giving

Payroll Giving involves donating directly from your pay or pension to The ME Association. Some advantages of Payroll Giving are that it allows you to make regular donations without having to do anything more; the donations will be tax free to you; and the Government will add 10% to your donation, so making your contribution […]

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MBE for Dick Patterson

Dick Patterson, president of Dorset ME Support Group, has been made MBE in the New Year's Honours List. Dick was chairman of the Dorset group for 17 years until he stood down from the post last year, when he was succeeded by Tim Stirgess.

NICE guideline: MEA response

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has produced a draft guideline for ME/CFS which it has put out for comment. With its emphasis on CBT and graded exercise as therapies of first choice, it will set the pattern for assessment,  diagnosis and clinical management for years to come. The ME Association says […]

How to contact ME Connect

Our ME Connect helpline is available every day of the week on 0844 576 5326. Please phone between these times: 10am-12noon, 2-4pm and 7-9pm. You can also email ME Connect here. Please note that the ME Connect helpline and email service cannot answer individual queries about medical management or diagnosis. We do, however, have a […]

Donate by telephone

If you would like to make a donation by credit or debit card over the telephone, please call us on 01280 818964 between 10.00am and 3.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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Donate by post or standing order

If you would like to donate by post or make regular donations via a standing order, please complete our Donation Form. We accept payments by cheque, postal order, credit/debit card and by banker’s order. Details are available on the form.

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Donate online

The ME Association is working in partnership with the JustGiving website, which means you are able to make secure donations online via their website.

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Our objectives

The MEA’s mission is simple;- We are here to support We are here to inform We are here to fund research It’s what we do

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0344 576 5326

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