It is ME Awareness Week in May and we’ll be focusing on health and social care against the background of the new NICE clinical guideline for ME/CFS.
Dr Shepherd answers a question about the pneumonia vaccine and provides the information you need to make an informed decision.
“It is incessant, inescapable torture. You are trapped. Completely powerless. You’re in agony with countless unbearable symptoms…”
“I feel like I’ve missed so much. It’s like I’ve lived only half a life for 30 years, and then to cap it all in 2016 I was diagnosed with bowel cancer.”
“I have spoken to 111 several more times as my chest was worse but have been told to stay in bed for 1-2 more weeks and even minimise talking if necessary.”
Dr Shepherd updates on the situation and explains how you can help prevent the spread of this infection and minimise exposure.
Zoe was put under surveillance – monitors, lights on constantly, nurses watching her eat and humiliatingly insisting on escorting her to the loo…