Category Archives: News

E-petition to the Prime Minister

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to get the Health Service and medical profession to accept the WHO classification of ME/CFS as an organic neurological disorder and not as…

BMJ: doctors lose powers to regulate their profession

British Medical Journal: 24 February 2007 by Clare Dyer, legal correspondent

Dangerous herbal remedies – BBC TV tonight (March 2)

MAY BE REPOSTED For anyone who is interested in the use of herbal remedies, I have been making a film with the BBC about the use of dangerous (and potentially…

Horsham meeting, May 11

Millenium Hall, Roffey, near Horsham, from 10.30am

Chichester meeting, June 12

Tuesday, 12 June – Postgraduate Medical Centre, St Richard’s Hospital, Spitalfields Lane, Chichester, PO19 4SE, 7pm 

Jazz supper, West Sussex, May 12

Saturday, 12 May – ME Awareness Day, Scout HQ, Brown Twins Road, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex. ReMEmber’s annual Jazz Supper with the Mike Lavelle Quartet. Tickets £17.50 (including buffet supper) from…

Index to articles in ME Essential magazine

Here is an index to the main articles which have appeared in our quarterly magazine, ME Essential, since March 2004. Copies of the Medical Management Files by Dr Charles Shepherd…

New patron for The ME Association

John Bercow, MP for Buckingham, has accepted an invitation to become a patron of The ME Association.

Retirement of Dr Terry Daymond

From the "Sunderland Echo", February 25 The lives of thousands of patients have been transformed thanks to Dr Terry Daymond. But after nearly 28 years working at Sunderland Royal Hospital,…

Early Day Motions

An Early Day Motion is being prepared in the House of Commons to gauge the level of support among MPs for the recommendations contained in the Report of the Group…

Blue Badge online service

If you have a Blue Badge, or care for someone who does, you might be interested in a new online service which, by typing in the postcode, or the name…

APPG on ME: report on February 22 meeting

MAY BE REPOSTED Below are some brief personal notes by Charles Shepherd (The ME Association) on the APPG meeting that took place on Thursday 22 February 2007 at the House…

APPG on ME: a report of the meeting on February 22

MAY BE REPOSTED Below are some brief personal notes made by Charles Shepherd, of The ME Association, on the APPG meeting that took place on Thursday 22 February 2007 at…

Northern Ireland medical conference, April 14

Saturday, April 14, Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, 9.30am-5pm Medical conference organised by the Northern Ireland ME Association. Speakers: Professor John Gow, Dr Jonathan Kerr, Dr Charles Shepherd, Dr…

AGM: Final Statement of Financial Activities

The Final Statement of Financial Activities Year ended 31 December 2005

Hon Treasurer’s Report to the AGM

Ewan Dale presented his annual report as Hon Treasurer to the Annual General Meeing at Bicester on 17 February 2007. This is what he had to say:

Chairman’s Report to the AGM

Neil Riley presented his first report as Chairman of the Board of Trustees to the Annual General Meeting in Bicester on 17 February, 2007. This is what he had to…

Board meeting, EGM and AGM summaries

MAY BE REPOSTED This is a brief summary of key issues that were discussed at the February 2007 meeting of the ME Association Board of Trustees. A full meeting was…

Rick runs the London Marathon

Vice-chair of The ME Association, Rick Osman, will be running the London Marathon for The MEA again on 22 April 2007.

APPG on ME – NICE changes speakers

We have just had it confirmed that Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, chairman of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, will be unable to attend the meeting of the…

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