Tag Archives: Dr Charles Shepherd

Long COVID – we’ve been here before

British Medical Association news:  Long COVID – we’ve been here before by Jennifer Trueland, 12 February 2021   Long COVID is a new condition, but those who have endured years of ME/CFS can share their common experience – and a … Continue reading

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Demystifying ME/CFS: talk by Dr Shepherd, Dr Muirhead & Caroline Kingdon RN

UK Cambridge University GP Society: Demystifying ME/CFS   On 14 January an online event about ME/CFS was held by the CUGPS for healthcare professionals, students and patients. Speakers: Dr Charles Shepherd (starts 3 mins) – Dispelling common misconceptions about ME/CFS … Continue reading

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Video: Activity & energy management – Pacing

Dialogues for a neglected illness: Activity and energy management – Pacing   The Dialogues for ME/CFS project (also known as Dialogues for a neglected illness) has produced a new video explaining pacing for health professionals. “Pacing is an individualized approach … Continue reading

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Coronavirus & ME

A new Virus and ME, a blog post in Occupy ME, by Jennie Spotila, 28 Feb 2020   Extract from blog post: What Do I Do? As of today, there are no special recommendations for immune compromised people on how to … Continue reading

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to re-convene – Please invite your MP to attend!

ME Association blog post: The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to Re-Convene – Please Invite Your MP to Attend! by Dr Charles Shepherd, 9 January 2020     Carol Monaghan MP has decided that the time is right to re-establish the … Continue reading

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ME in Wales in the media, 24 Oct 2018

Catch up with the media coverage of the ME and the #TimeForUnrestWales campaign. Wales today at 6.30pm – the item on ME starts at 15:30, and is little changed from the earlier news bulletin. In the broadcast Owen Hughes says … Continue reading

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ME healthcare in Wales is in the news – ‘scandalous’, ‘a health & social care crisis’!

ME healthcare in Wales is in the news! As, people with ME prepare to meet AMs at the Senedd today, 24th October 2018, to watch an excerpt of the award winning film Unrest, the BBC is featuring ME on the … Continue reading

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Dry eye syndrome & the subsequent risk of CFS

Dry eye syndrome and the subsequent risk of chronic fatigue syndrome—a prospective population-based study in Taiwan, by Chih-Sheng Chen, Hui-Man Cheng, Hsuan-Ju Chen, Shin-Yi Tsai, Chia-Hung Kao, Hui-Ju Lin, Lei Wan, and Tse-Yen Yang in Oncotarget 2018 Jul 17; 9(55): 30694–30703 [Published online 2018 … Continue reading

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CFS treatment ‘should be withdrawn’

BBC newsbeat report, 8 May 2019: Chronic fatigue syndrome treatment ‘should be withdrawn’ A common treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome should be scrapped immediately, according to one of the UK’s leading experts in the illness. Dr Charles Shepherd says graded … Continue reading

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Advertising Standards uphold complaint against Gupta Programme for ME/CFS & FM

ME Association blog post, by Dr Charles Shepherd, 11 April 2018: Advertising Standards Uphold Complaint Against Gupta Programme for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia A wide range of speculative and unsubstantiated investigations and treatments for ME/CFS are available in the alternative and … Continue reading

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