George Monbiot spoke with Dr Charles Shepherd before publishing a very good article about the lessons that should be learnt from ME/CFS for those now suffering from Post or Long-Covid.
We want to hear your views about having the Covid-19 vaccination and we’d welcome your feedback if you have already had the vaccine.
Dr Shepherd discusses the Covid-19 vaccination programme and issues relevant to people with ME/CFS
Nina Muirhead, SAS Doctor Dermatology Surgery, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Amersham Hospital, Whielden Street Extracts Re: Long covid: doctors must assess and investigate patients properly Dear Editor, I strongly echo this sentiment from my long COVID colleagues about assessing and investigating patients properly and would like to add that doctors must also diagnose patients properly. […]
by Dr Charles Shepherd, Medical Adviser, ME Association With the start of vaccination against COVID-19 occurring this week, we are receiving queries about where people with ME/CFS will be on the priority list. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has produced a list of different groups of people in the order that they […]
There has been good news in recent days about potential vaccines for Covid-19 that could see an end to restrictions for people in the UK by Easter 2021…
This week 6 new studies about ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia were published including a small study from Canada that made the news…
ME Essential Magazine and the Christmas Supplement will be sent out to ME Association members this week. We hope there is something for everyone!
We have updated the range of free leaflets about Covid-19/ME/CFS and the current restrictions and include a new leaflet aimed at Students…
We attempt to summarise the situation in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales as it relates to people with ME/CFS.
In an announcement that was delayed due to the pandemic, Scotland has now issued a cautionary notice on the use of GET in ME/CFS.
The ME Association appeared in several media publications at the weekend sharing opinion about Long-Covid and the proposed new specialist clinics.
In this statement we explain why we have been working to help people with Post/Long Covid and how these syndromes overlap with ME/CFS.
We have a new free leaflet on this year’s Flu Vaccination, and a Website Poll asking you about any reactions you might have had to the vaccine.
Dr Shepherd answers a question about the pneumonia vaccine and provides the information you need to make an informed decision.
Charlie Russell, 27, is one of an estimated 600,000 people with post-Covid illness, a condition that may give an insight into ME – with Dr Charles Shepherd.
Carol Monaghan has tabled an Early Day Motion that we would like you to encourage your own MPs to support. A template email is included for you to use.
The ME Biobank team with Dr William Weir are hoping to conduct research into Post-Covid and ME/CFS. Please register your interest in taking part.
Paul Garner continues his BMJ Blog, explaining his experiences with Long-Covid and calls for appropriate guidance and support.
“The NHS is urging people to exercise at a time when many, just like people with post-viral ME, need to rest, recuperate and pace themselves,” Countess of Mar.