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Forward ME group writes to the Science Media Centre

ME Research UK blog post, 5 April 2018: Forward-ME Group Letter – Science Media Group Forward-ME Group Letter Forward-ME Group Chair, The Countess of Mar, has written on behalf of the members of the Group to the Chief Executive of … Continue reading

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Forward-ME Group meeting minutes 7 Feb 2018

Forward ME Group minutes Forward-ME consists of charities and voluntary organisations invited by the Countess of Mar to meet from time to time. The Aim of Forward-ME is to promote effective joint working by ME and CFS organisations to maximise impact … Continue reading

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Forward ME Group minutes 10 Jan 2018

ME Research UK blog post, 12 Feb 2018: Forward ME Group Minutes – 10th January 2018 Minutes of the meeting held  in Residence 2, House of Lords, Wednesday 10 January 2018 starting 2pm Present: Countess of Mar (Chairman); Dr Charles … Continue reading

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The end of the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E.

Forward-ME Statement: All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. update and next steps Following discussion between elected officers, the joint Secretariat, and M.E. charity partners, the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. (APPG) will not be re-registered at this time. The … Continue reading

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Countess of Mar asks UK Parliament about NICE & ME/CFS

The Countess of Mar asked written questions to the UK Parliament on the topic of NICE and ME/CFS. HL637: 10 July 2017 Q.  Her Majesty’s Government who were the experts the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence consulted in their recent … Continue reading

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House of Lords debate on MUS – Countess of Mar & Lord Hunt speak out for ME/CFS

They work for you transcript of House of Lords debate, 4 July 2017: Medically Unexplained Symptoms The Countess of Mar To ask Her Majesty’s Government who is responsible for ensuring the implementation by Clinical Commissioning Groups and hospital providers of … Continue reading

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GP education & training discussed at Forward ME meeting 7 Feb 2017

The Minutes of the Forward ME Group Meeting held in the Television Interview Room at the House of Lords on Tuesday 7 February 2017, have been posted on the Forward ME website. The guest speaker was Professor Ian Curran Assistant Director … Continue reading

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New draft version of WHO classification of disease due April 2017

Parliamentary written question & answer: Neurology: Written question – HL5683 asked by The Countess of Mar on 27 February 2017 The Countess of Mar, who chairs the Forward-ME Group of ME/CFS charities, tabled this written question on February 27: “To ask … Continue reading

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Correspondence continues between Countess of Mar & BBC

The Countess of Mar was unhappy about the BBC’s reply on 21 November 2016 to her official complaint about their reporting of the proposed UK FITNET trial. On 8 December the Countess wrote to the BBC director-general and this has been published by … Continue reading

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BBC reply to Countess of Mar re FITNET reporting

The BBC has replied to the Countess of Mar’s complaint about their reporting of the FITNET trial. 21st November 2016 The Countess of Mar House of Lords London SW1A 0PW Via email: marm@parliament.uk Dear Lady Mar Thank you for getting … Continue reading

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