Action for ME (AfME) announced -
APPG on M.E. to launch new report, Rethinking M.E.
May 13, 2022
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on M.E. have announced a meeting on Wednesday 25 May to launch their first report, Rethinking M.E. Carol Monaghan MP, Chair of the APPG, says:
"At this event, we will reflect on the progress being made to improve recognition and understanding of M.E. amongst the medical profession and other relevant professions. We will also hear directly from people M.E. on their desire for better care and support."
All Westminster MPs (and some members of the House of Lords) have been invited by Carol Monaghan MP to come to this meeting, and people with M.E. are welcome to encourage their MP to attend.
At the end of April our Worcestershire Social Group Blog announced - Decommissioned - ME/CFS Service at Worcestershire Acute Hospital . If this has affected you, or you have any other concerns, this is your opportunity to let your MP know?
Announcements from the MEA (ME Association) -
All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to launch report: 'Rethinking ME'
May 13, 2022
ME Awareness Day Early Day Motion from Carol Monaghan, MP
May 13, 2022
Remind your MP to attend the launch of "Rethinking ME"
May 17, 2022
The APPG Report “Rethinking ME” will be launched at an auspicious event at the House of Commons on May 25th. It will cover key issues of concern - research, management, NHS services, benefits, children, severe ME/CFS etc. - and will make a number of recommendations concerning action that needs to be taken to improve the lives of people with this condition.
“At this reception, we will reflect on the progress being made to improve recognition and understanding of ME amongst the medical profession and other relevant professions. We will hear directly from people ME on their desire for better care and support, and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, will deliver keynote remarks.”
Carol Monaghan, MP, Chair of the APPG on ME.
Invitations have already been sent to all MPs and members of the House of Lords, but you can also remind your MP about the importance of this event, by sending an email using the template below (which can be suitably amended or added to if you wish to do so).
You may want to add a short note relating to a personal, local, or national issue of concern. This might include a diagnostic delay, a DWP benefits problem, issues faced by children, or by people severely or very severely affected, lack of a local ME/CFS specialist service, or the need for biomedical research - all of which are covered in the APPG Report.
All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME launch official website
May 18, 2022
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) has today launched its official website. The APPG is a cross-party voice in Westminster building change for people with ME with Carol Monaghan MP serving as Chair.
Secretariat - The secretariat for the APPG on ME is jointly undertaken by Action for M.E. and The ME Association
The Worcestershire M.E. Social Group’s website gives links to Social Media sites which maybe helpful to many people to discuss situations, or just to look and read other people’s postings.
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