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.
Carol Monaghan raised awareness of the similarity in symptoms and management of Long-Covid and ME/CFS in the recent debate in parliament.
The ME Association has submitted its formal response to NICE as part of the stakeholder consultation for the new ME/CFS clinical guideline.
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. […]
We hear from someone with severe ME who describes what Post-Exertional Malaise feels like and the measures that can help when in this situation…
Graded exercise therapy should no longer be offered for the treatment of ME/CFS, says NICE in its draft clinical guidelines.
The NICE stakeholder consultation process begins today. You can take part and help produce the new clinical guideline on ME/CFS…
The new NICE guideline has removed graded exercise as a recommended management option…
“We do know long Covid does not stop at the Scottish border. We need specialist clinics to get diagnostics in place and see if and how we can treat people.” Dr Charles Shepherd.
Ian Lazonby was a vet and a lawyer before glandular fever as an adult led to M.E. He talks about his experience with the condition, how he has recovered to an extent, and has accepted M.E.
The ME Association has given a cautious welcome to the BACME position statement, but still has a number of concerns and questions.
New medical education initiative launched in Scotland by collaboration of charities including the ME Association and the CMRC Medical Education Group.
Dr Charles Shepherd wrote a piece for The Virginia Waters Magazine where he shared his insights into Post-Long Covid-19.
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 Charles Shepherd comments on the decision in England and Scotland to produce a new guideline on Post/Long-Covid Management.
A new FREE 6-page leaflet that helps determine what is required to make an early and accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS.
Dr Shepherd answers a question about the pneumonia vaccine and provides the information you need to make an informed decision.
The information in this new guide should be of help to people when managing post-Covid fatigue syndrome and post-Covid ME/CFS.