Tag Archives: Dr Charles Shepherd

Research opportunity for people with ME living in Gloucestershire | 16 January 2020

Jo Hunt from the University of Derby is investigating the stigma and marginalisation of people with ME by the healthcare profession.

It took me eight years to convince docs something was wrong – after ME left me ‘unrecognisable’ | 06 January 2020

A MODEL has revealed how her life was left “unrecognisable” after being blighted by a cruel energy-sapping disease that took eight years to diagnose.

We’re at the Royal College of GPs conference in Liverpool! | 24 October 2019

The RCGP conference is underway and we’re there with Forward ME. Medical student Emilia Allwright has presented her research based on your responses to a recent survey.

MEA Press Release: Vital new research could lay bare the cause of one of world’s cruellest illnesses | 23 October 2019

“The ME Association is delighted to announce that our Ramsay Research Fund has been able to make three major research grants totalling nearly £200,000.”

ME Association statement – XMRV: UK research group fails to replicate American findings

Failure to detect the novel retrovirus XMRV in chronic fatigue syndrome. Erlwein O et al.  Public Library of Science/PLoS ONE open access journal: January 2010. In October 2009, an American…

ME Association cited in Nursing Times review of new pacing DVD and booklet

The ME Association and our medical adviser, Dr Charles Shepherd, are both cited in a Nursing Times review this week – which looks at a new DVD and booklet package…

Inside our ME Essential magazine – Autumn 2009

The Autumn 2009 edition of ME Essential magazine – delivered to all members of the ME Association – has Amazon adventurer Ed Stafford on the front cover. He’s raising money…

Swine flu and ME/CFS – latest advice (3 August) from the ME Association

Please note that significant additional information appears in Blue. Minor changes are not noted in blue. The feedback section – item 17 – has also been updated.

‘Listen to your body after swine flu’ – The Guardian

This story appeared on page 14 of the Comments and Features section of The Guardian on 21 July 2009.  Reporter: Emine Saner. Rushing back to work after swine flu could…

ME Association submission to the APPG Inquiry into NHS Services for people with ME

The All Party Parliamentary Group on ME Inquiry into NHS services for people with ME/CFS is now calling witnesses to give evidence before it. Dr Charles Shepherd, our medical adviser,…

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