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ACTivate your life well-being course begins Caerphilly 25 Nov 2019

ACTivate Your Life course in Caerphilly a four session course that aims to teach people about stress and suffering caused by emotional issues and offers a slightly different approach to more conventional methods of dealing with emotional and physical problems. … Continue reading

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The longitudinal effects of seated isometric yoga on blood biomarkers, autonomic functions, & psychological parameters of patients with CFS

The longitudinal effects of seated isometric yoga on blood biomarkers, autonomic functions, and psychological parameters of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: a pilot study, by Takakazu Oka, Tokusei Tanahashi, Battuvshin Lkhagvasuren, & Yu Yamada in BioPsychoSocial Medicine vol 13, no: … Continue reading

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Carers’ Rights day Thurs 21 Nov 2019 – events across Wales

Carers Rights Day 2019 – Helping you find your way                When you’re caring, getting the right information at the right time can make all the difference. Events on Wednesday Newport    Wrexham Events … Continue reading

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Developing & pretesting a new patient reported outcome measure for paediatric CFS/ME

Developing and pretesting a new patient reported outcome measure for paediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalopathy (CFS/ME): cognitive interviews with children, by Roxanne M. Parslow, Alison Shaw, Kirstie L Haywood, Esther Crawley in Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes Vol 3, p 67 [First … Continue reading

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Survey of severe ME – help inform the NICE guidelines

Survey of severe ME Dr Keith Geraghty & Manchester University are conducting a study to better understand the needs and views of patients with severe ME/CFS. This project has been commissioned by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) … Continue reading

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A logistic regression analysis of risk factors in ME/CFS pathogenesis

A logistic regression analysis of risk factors in ME/CFS pathogenesis, by Eliana M Lacerda, Keith Geraghty, Caroline C Kingdon, Luigi Palla & Luis Nacul in BMC Neurology vol 19, no: 275 (2019)   Research abstract: Background: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … Continue reading

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Nurse staffing levels – what is your experience?

Nurse staffing levels in Wales The Royal College of Nursing Wales are currently  assessing the experience of patients / carers in respect of nurse staffing levels. This is linked to the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act which became law in … Continue reading

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Differentiating post-polio syndrome from ME & CFS

Differentiating post-polio syndrome from myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Lauren Klebek, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior.  Published online: 06 Nov 2019 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1687117]   Research abstract: Background:  Overlapping and concomitant symptoms among … Continue reading

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Video lecture by Dr Lucinda Bateman: Upright activity & exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue

Upright activity and exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue, by Dr Lucinda Bateman   Dr Bateman talks to doctors.  Duration 56 minutes. Topics covered: how she assesses and diagnoses patients with ME/CFS the questionnaires she gets … Continue reading

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EPP self-management courses in North Wales 2020

Chronic Disease Self Management Programme The CDSMP is an EPP Cymru course to help people who live with a long term health condition to maintain and improve their quality of life through self-management. What does the course involve? Six weekly … Continue reading

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