Tag Archives: mental health

NICE corrects classification of CFS/ME

From Tymes Trust: Tyme Trust discovered over the parliamentary recess that NICE had listed the CFS/ME Guideline under mental health. We immediately alerted Patron the Countess of Mar, of whose Forward-ME  group we are a member. NICE’s listing could already have … Continue reading

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Links found between the immune system and mental illness

When we are exposed to an infection, for example influenza or a stomach bug, our immune system fights back to control and remove the infection. During this process, immune cells flood the blood stream with proteins such as interleukin-6 (IL-6), … Continue reading

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Mentally ill benefits to be cut?

Tories discuss stripping benefits claimants who refuse treatment for depression according to the Daily Telegraph. Senior ministers now believe the rules should be reviewed in order to reduce the “huge” numbers of people who are declared unfit for work due … Continue reading

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More money for CBT, mindfulness etc in Wales

Welsh Government press release: A £650,000 funding boost to improve access to psychological therapies for people with mental health problems in Wales has been announced by Health Minister Mark Drakeford. The funding will support the delivery of psychological therapies – … Continue reading

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