The Medical Research Council’s Expert Group Workshop on ME/CFS Research took place on Thursday 19 November and Friday 20 November at Heythrop Park, Oxford. Around 30 researchers and clinicians from various disciplines, plus MRC staff, took part.
The ME Association have appointed Dr Ellen Goudsmit as a consultant on psychological issues. Dr Goudsmit is a registered health psychologist with a background in medical and psychological research.
Parliamentary questions about making ME/CFS a notifiable illness in schools and the level of Government funding for biomedical research into illness in the 2008-9 financial year were answered in the form of written replies yesterday (5 November 2009).