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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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ME services in Wales can learn from Long COVID Adferiad programme says Health Minister

Welsh Government wants Long COVID community model to also treat and support ME, CFS and MS   On 31st March 2022 the Health Minister Eluned Morgan announced further funding for the Adferiad programme for Long COVID recovery: “today I am … Continue reading

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Evaluation of a training programme on PEM for MSK physiotherapists

Evaluation of a training programme to enable MSK physiotherapists to identify individuals with CFS symptoms post-COVID19, by J Breach, O Ledbetter, L Mould in Physiotherapy Vol 114, Suppl 1, p e178, Feb 1, 2022 [Part of special issue: Virtual Physiotherapy UK … Continue reading

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Welsh Government responds & asks if NICE is being implemented

Welsh Government replies to WAMES   WAMES wrote to the Health Minister on 8 February asking why an announcement had been made about services for recent patients with long COVID, but not about services for people who have been living … Continue reading

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Research: POTS found in long-haul COVID-19 patients: similarities with ME/CFS

Orthostatic symptoms and reductions in cerebral blood flow in long-haul COVID-19 patients: similarities with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by  C (Linda) MC van Campen, Peter C Rowe and Frans C Visser in Medicina 2022, 58(1), 28 [doi.org/10.3390/medicina58010028]  24 December 2021 … Continue reading

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Research review: Unknown aetiology: The case of ME/CFS and beyond

Current insights into complex Post-infection Fatigue Syndromes with unknown Aetiology: The case of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and beyond, by Francisco Westermeier, Eliana Mattos Lacerda,  Carmen Scheibenbogen and  Nuno Sepúlveda in Front. Med., 24 February 2022 [doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2022.862953]   Excerpts from … Continue reading

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Announcing the first ever World ME day – May 12th 2022

#WorldMEday 2022   The World ME Alliance, a collaborative of national organisations from across the globe, is launching World ME Day on 12th May this year. All organisations everywhere are invited to join this effort to raise awareness and campaign … Continue reading

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Lessons from ME/CFS for long COVID: “Energy System First Aid” for people with PESE (aka PEM)

Lessons from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for Long COVID   Part 3: “Energy System First Aid” for People With Post Exertional Symptom Exacerbation, by Todd E Davenport, Staci R Stevens, Jared Stevens, Christopher R Snell, J Mark Van Ness in … Continue reading

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Lessons from ME/CFS for Long COVID: Physiological characteristics… are abnormal in people with Postexertional Symptom Exacerbation (aka PEM)

Lessons from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for Long COVID Part 2: Physiological characteristics during acute exercise are abnormal in people with Postexertional Symptom Exacerbation, by Todd E Davenport, Staci R Stevens, Jared Stevens, Christopher R Snell, J Mark Van Ness in JOSPT, … Continue reading

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