Jo Hunt from the University of Derby is investigating the stigma and marginalisation of people with ME by the healthcare profession.
Tag Archives: Dr Charles Shepherd
Former weightlifter from Pendle tells how illness left her unable to get out of bed | 13 January 2020
“My life has completely changed. I try to explain how it feels, it’s like a past life really.”
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to Re-Convene – Please Invite Your MP to Attend! | 09 January 2020
The APPG is reconvening. This could be an important opportunity for the M.E. community. Invite your MP to attend!
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.
Please support the ME Association at Christmas. Together we can make the UK a better place for people with ME!
We explain what happened at the recent MRC/NIHR workshop and invite you to complete a survey on research criteria.
We have updated this research review to include a new study from Finland.
The MRC will host a workshop to help the CMRC with its major bioresource proposal involving 20,000 samples and data from people with M.E.
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.”
The Disability Passport: A useful item to have if you are still able to work, or considering a return to work | 20 September 2019
Dr Shepherd reviews the evidence for using disabled passports at work.
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…
The Medical Research Council’s Expert Group Workshop on ME/CFS Research took place on Thursday 19 November and Friday 20 November at Heythrop Park, Oxford. Around 30 researchers and clinicians from…
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…
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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…
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,…