M.E. Awareness 2020

“Useful medical information when treating COVID-19 in patients with underlying myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) & severe fibromyalgia (FM)”



I have an illness known as M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis): this is described by the W.H.O. (World Health Organisation) as a neurological diseasei, making it similar to illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neuron Disease and Parkinson’s.

The NHS is mandated to implement M.E. as a physical, neurological disease.

letter to shops for sufferers

Letter sent to major supermarket chains and UK Government from UK ME charities and the All Party Parliamentary Group on ME

Template letter to MP

Coronavirus Bill could leave thousands of Disabled people without support

The bill potentially poses a serious risk and can put the wellbeing of many at real danger.  We ask you to write to your MP immediately.


Dr BM Carruthers et el’ Research
Wendy Boutilier·Friday, 3 January 2020·
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