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Patients and professionals show MSPs: This is M.E.

Date posted: 09 May 2018

The chronic, neurological condition myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) affects more people in Scotland than MS and Parkinson’s combined – but doctors receive almost no training on the illness.… Read More»

Your chance to show the world that #ThisisME

Date posted: 07 May 2018

We know that having M.E. can be a lonely experience that can make it hard to get your voice heard. M.E. can affect different people in different ways and one person’s experience of the illness can be vastly different from someone else’s.… Read More»

Registration now open for 2018 CMRC conference

Date posted: 03 May 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 UK CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative conference, which takes place in Bristol on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September.… Read More»

Action for M.E. meeting with Minister for Children

Date posted: 02 May 2018

As part of the Health Conditions in Schools Alliance, charities including Action for M.E. are meeting today with Nadhim Zahawi, Minister for Children and Families, to highlight the Alliance’s Safe in School campaign.… Read More»

Helping you explain your health care needs

Date posted: 01 May 2018

Today is the start of M.E. Awareness Month and to mark the occasion, Action for M.E. is launching a new resource pack to help people with M.E. think about and explain their health needs to others, including social care workers and even friends and family.… Read More»

International advocacy work "very encouraging"

Date posted: 26 Apr 2018

The progress of Action for M.E.’s international advocacy work has been “very encouraging” over the past few months, reports our Head of International Advocacy, following meetings with representatives from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and some of its Member States.… Read More»

Info and Support Line update: revised hours

Date posted: 19 Apr 2018

Given current demands on staff capacity in the office, we are slightly reducing the hours that our Information and Support Line is open each day.… Read More»

"I was desperate to talk to someone who understood"

Date posted: 17 Apr 2018

"When my son Lewis, now 11, caught a bug he seemed unable to shake off in 2016, his symptoms seemed worryingly familiar. Although I tried to convince myself he would soon be back to normal, part of me recognised the signs he may be suffering from M.E."… Read More»

Millions Missing Protest coming to Geneva

Date posted: 10 Apr 2018

Action for M.E. is supporting the Millions Missing campaign with our Millions Missing event in Geneva on Saturday 12 May – and you can get involved at home, online or in person.… Read More»

Welfare line temporarily closed

Date posted: 09 Apr 2018

From Monday 9 April, Action for M.E.’s Welfare Rights Line will be temporarily closed while we recruit a new advisor. … Read More»

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A long time Action for M.E. fundraiser is looking for knitted items to sell on her market stall. The fundraiser in question says she has enough hats at the moment but welcomes all other items. Wanted in particular are… More information »

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