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Rethinking ME: a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

APPG on ME Report: Rethinking ME   The All Party Parliamentary Group on ME launched their report ‘Rethinking ME’ on Wed 25 May 2022 with the support of Sajid David MP, the UK Parliament Secretary of State for Health and … Continue reading

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BCUHB plan to improve ME/CFS services in north Wales

Plans to improve North Wales services for ME/CFS WAMES has been asking Health Boards in Wales what plans they have to implement NICE guidelines, whether they intend to consult with patients and how they think their long COVID service might … Continue reading

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Aneurin Bevan Health Board plans ME/CFS pathway

ABUHB plans to implement ME/CFS NICE guideline   WAMES has been asking Health Boards in Wales what plans they have to implement NICE guidelines, whether they intend to consult with patients and how they think their long COVID service might … Continue reading

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NICE outlines steps needed to put ME/CFS guideline into practice

NICE outlines steps needed to put ME/CFS guideline into practice   NICE has today, International ME Awareness Day (Thursday, 12 May 2022) published its implementation statement which sets out the practical steps needed to put its recent guideline on the … Continue reading

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Share #LearnFromME quotes on #WorldMEday 2022

WAMES and the ME Alliance to invite the world to #LearnFromME on World ME Day 12 May 2022 Share these images in our gallery to join the Action or find more and make your own   Gallery: #LearnFromME quotes on … Continue reading

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World ME Day: Pembrokeshire campaigners call for better funding

World ME Day – Sharon speaks to Becky Hotchin at the Western Telegraph   The first ever World ME Day takes place today, Thursday, May 12 and campaigners are calling for the illness to have equal footing with Long Covid in terms … Continue reading

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World ME Day 2022 – Could 31,000 people in Wales have ME/CFS?

World ME Day – 12 May 2022 – a time to #LearnFromME and #ImplementNICEmecfs   Could 31,000 people in Wales have ME? The chances are high that you know someone with a post-viral illness. Pre-pandemic an estimated 13,000 people in … Continue reading

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Take Action! What should the world #LearnFromME?

Take Action for #WorldME day!   What should the world #LearnFromME? WAMES is proudly supporting World ME Day on the 12th of May, only 1 week away. As part of this year’s theme, #LearnFromME, the World ME Alliance has released … Continue reading

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ME/CFS has significant impact on Quality of Life for people with ME/CFS & their families

Impact of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) on the quality of life of people with ME/CFS and their partners and family members: an online cross-sectional survey, by Jui Vyas, Nina Muirhead, Ravinder Singh, Rachel Ephgrave, Andrew Y Finlay in BMJ Open … Continue reading

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Make a poster for World ME day!

World ME Day custom poster maker goes live – what will you create?   Can posters, articles, posts, tweets create change?   Yes, if they show how many people are impacted by ME, and what that means. People with ME, … Continue reading

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