Norwegian ME Report

New report on the most serious ME-sick Between 2500 and 5000 ME-sufferers have severe or very serious ME, and receive little to no follow-up in the health sector. “Very few have wanted to take them,” said scientist. A recent report from the NORWEGIAN Me Association has mapped those most AFFECTED Read more…

ME DEBATE IN PARLIAMENT

The Backbench Business Committee has granted a debate on ME. It will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 24th January. It would be helpful if you could encourage the community to approach their MPs to request their support. Any briefings would also be appreciated. The motion to be debated Read more…

The Power of Listening

Introduction As a doctor, and perhaps especially as a junior doctor, there will no doubt be occasions when you are overwhelmed by the demands placed upon you.  Times when you will feel powerless in the face of suffering and frustrated by the limitations of medicine.  What you might not realise Read more…

International Day of People with Disability

On International Day of People with Disability, please note some disabilities are invisible. Also some disabling conditions (e.g. chronic illnesses, chronic pain conditions) can fluctuate. Me: I don’t need a wheelchair for very short distances, but do for longer ones. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/no-one-chooses-to-have-me-everything-changed-when-i-became-ill-34153140.html?fbclid=IwAR2gQzjRkAJIV1DYjAkObehMK8J4y09ODZluuzCPbirDn4J2Wit0BSX7rA0