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‘Invest in your health’ course 24 Aug 2017, Llandrindod Wells, Powys

‘Invest in your health’   A course to help you maintain or improve your health and wellbeing change your life take control become more mindful improve your mood eat healthier manage your health condition be active learn new skills connect with others … Continue reading

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Joining together to improve health & social care in South Gwynedd

The South Gwynedd Long Term Health and Chronic Conditions Alliance is a forum where individuals and organisations can work in partnership to be one voice for all people with long term and chronic conditions in Merioneth county, Gwynedd: Raising awareness of … Continue reading

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Inflammation correlates with symptoms in CFS

Research overview abstract: Inflammation correlates with symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Anthony L Komaroff in PNAS August 15, 2017 It is not unusual for patients who say they are sick to have normal results on standard laboratory testing. The physician … Continue reading

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Hywel Dda Health Board asks how they can transform clinical services in Mid & West Wales

Hywel Dda University Health Board says: Transforming Clinical Services – Help us improve our NHS for Mid and West Wales Hywel Dda University Health Board has launched a new clinically-led engagement and listening exercise to ask local residents and stakeholders … Continue reading

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‘The most common disease you’ve never seen’: how one woman turned her illness into a life-changing film

Telegraph article, by Alan Vincent, 11 August 2017: ‘The most common disease you’ve never seen’: how one woman turned her illness into a life-changing film   Jennifer Brea was 28 when she was bedridden with a high fever. As she … Continue reading

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DWP wrong to deny Benefits appeals

Independent Living blog post, 8 Aug 2017: Benefit appeals timed out unlawfully The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been acting unlawfully in stopping people taking disability benefit appeals to tribunal, three senior judges have ruled. Recent judgement in … Continue reading

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North Wales Health & Social Care plan – your comments invited

North Wales Regional Plan The North Wales Social Care and Well-being Improvement Collaborative has published a regional plan explaining how organisations in North Wales will work together to deliver health and social care services. It’s based on a report about the … Continue reading

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The ME/CFS Symposium at Stanford – watch the video

The ME/CFS Symposium held at Stanford on Saturday August 12th 2017 can be viewed online: The start times of each speaker: Open Medicine Foundation’s Community Symposium is now available to view online for anyone who was unable to watch it … Continue reading

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The Mail online asks: Why are doctors and patients still at war over ME?

Mail online post, by Jerome Burns, 15 August 2017: Why are doctors and patients still at war over M.E.? How the best treatment for the debilitating condition is one of the most bitterly contested areas in medicine Myalgic encephalomyelitis can … Continue reading

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Disability Discrimination Quiz

Do you have an impairment or long-term health condition? You might be experiencing discrimination at work without realising it. Find out if you might be experiencing disability discrimination at work and what to do about it with this quiz. It … Continue reading

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