Tag Archives: AfME

AfME apologises for its role in the PACE trial & clarifies its change of position

Action for M.E. statement on: The PACE trial and behavioural treatments for M.E. On 29th August 2018 Action for ME published a statement explaining the charity’s role in the PACE trial and apologising for their role in contributing to the … Continue reading

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PACE Trial reanalysis in the news – Findings of £5m ME chronic fatigue study ‘worthless’

Times article, by Tom Whipple, Science Editor, 22 March 2018: Findings of £5m ME chronic fatigue study ‘worthless’ [register for free to read 2 articles a week] Scientists have questioned the robustness of a study that recommended exercise and cognitive behavioural therapy … Continue reading

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Scottish Government & AFME to fund ME research

BT news, 22 Feb 2018: A new PhD studentship will seek to improve understanding of the debilitating condition Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Funding of £90,000 has been announced for research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of a little-understood illness that blights the lives … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency nursing: managing the effects of ME/CFS: webinar 30 Jan 2018

Webinar sponsored by Action for ME Tuesday 30 January 2018 @ 8pm Energy efficiency nursing: managing the effects of M.E./C.F.S This is a CPD Webinar for Healthcare Professionals and will be most useful to nurses working within primary care. It will … Continue reading

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AfME’s webinar now online – introduction to ME/CFS for health & social care professionals

Action for ME blog post, 11 December 2017: Webinar recording now online A recording and the slides from our latest educational webinar for primary healthcare professionals are now available to view in the Health and Care Professionals section of our website. ‘Meeting … Continue reading

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AfME Webinar for health professionals 30 Nov 2017 – Meeting the needs of people with ME-CFS

Action for ME blog post, 9 Nov 29017: New webinar for healthcare professionals coming soon A new webinar aimed at educating healthcare professionals about M.E. will be launched later this month. ‘Meeting the needs of people with M.E.-C.F.S – essential … Continue reading

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AfME invites PhD proposals for biomedical research pilot projects

Action for ME blog post, 10 Oct 2017: Call for biomedical PhD research proposals now open Action for M.E. is inviting PhD proposals for high-quality biomedical research pilot projects that will address the biology of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). … Continue reading

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UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative conference in Bristol: 13, 14 Sep 2017

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative conference Experts in neurovirology and orthostatic intolerance will take the lead for the fourth annual UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (CMRC) conference, which will this year be held in Bristol on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September. This … Continue reading

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AfME conference Fri 18 Nov 2016 – watch from home

At Action for ME’s annual conference they will be asking how to collaborate more effectively to better meet the needs of people with M.E. at a local, national and international level, presentations include: Their five-year strategy for change by Sonya Chowdhury, Chief … Continue reading

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Poor medical care & neglect are major factors in ME/CFS suicide

Shout about ME blog post, by Russell Logan, 14 May 2016: Suicide risk 5 times higher in ME/CFS:  Poor medical care, neglect are major factors The risk of suicide among ME/CFS patients is a staggering five times higher than the … Continue reading

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