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Ask your MP to support ME Awareness Week Early Day Motion

Early day motion 1247: ME AWARENESS WEEK 2018 Carol Monaghan MP is asking for your help to encourage other MPs to sign this EDM so that it leads to a debate in the UK Parliament: That this House recognises Myalgic … Continue reading

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ME Awareness week 7-13 May 2018 – campaign season!

ME Awareness week 7-13 May 2018 – campaign season!   International ME Awareness day began in 1993. American Tom Hennessey chose the birthdate of Florence Nightingale, as she was stricken by an ME-type illness in her 30s and was often … Continue reading

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ME Awareness – Join the WAMES ‘Help NHS be ME aware’ campaign

ME Awareness – Join the WAMES #HelpNHSbeMEaware campaign   During ME Awareness week 2017 WAMES is launching a challenge to the Welsh Government and NHS Wales to help NHS staff become ‘ME aware’ by developing awareness and training programmes. Read … Continue reading

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ME Awareness week 2017 – WAMES asks NHS Wales: Help staff become ‘ME aware’!

ME Awareness week 8-14 May 2017  #HelpNHSbeMEaware   On behalf of an estimated 13,000 people affected by ME-CFS in Wales WAMES is asking NHS Wales to commit to raising awareness of ME-CFS amongst its staff. Patients tell us that while … Continue reading

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ME Awareness – Wear blue for awareness week 2017

ME Awareness week 8-14 May 2017 This is the week we tell people about ME. Wearing blue to match our blue ribbons is one of the ways we can attract attention and invite conversations about the debilitating illness that affects an … Continue reading

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ME Awareness – Concert 13 May 2017 Butetown Cardiff

ME Support in Glamorgan (MESiG) is hosting an ME Awareness Concert 13 May 2017, 6.30-8.30 pm Freedom Church, Trade St, off Penarth Road, Butetown CF10 5DT Adults £10; Concessions £7; Children under 12 free Book online at Eventbrite more info: … Continue reading

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10 things people with ME want you to know

Huffington Post UK article, by  Natasha Hinde, 12 May 2016: ME awareness week: 10 important things people with ME want you to know It’s estimated that around 250,000 people in Britain are affected by ME, yet many people are still … Continue reading

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ME Awareness Q&A 9

ME Awareness day 12 May Q. What is ME? A. ME is much misunderstood and maligned, even by some in the medical profession. Many people with ME are still not believed and given the support and care they need. There is no … Continue reading

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ME Awareness Q&A 8

Q. What is ME? A. ME is a severely disabling condition for both children and adults. It  potentially threatens physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children and young people, and can disrupt education and social and family life, at a particularly … Continue reading

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ME Awareness Q&A 7

Q. What is ME? A. ME is a neurological condition with a wide range of possible symptoms similar to those seen in MS (multiple sclerosis), SLE (systemic lupus erythematous), Lyme disease, narcolepsy, MCS (multiple chemical sensitivities), Gulf War syndrome, and  Glandular fever (chronic … Continue reading

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