Tuesday 19 October 2010
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
NHS care and M.E.
Dr John Greensmith highlights the forthcoming ban on people with M.E. giving blood in the UK, and asks the NHS to now also consider abolishing graded exercise therapy for people with M.E.
Sunday Sun (Newcastle), p 49
Derby Telegraph, p 11
LLangunllo-based GP Dr Sarah Myhill has been suspended from practising medicine for a year by the General Medical Council following allegations that a treatment (vitamin and magnesium injections) she prescribed for CFS had “no clinical or biochemical basis”.
Mid Wales Journal, p 1
Expert talk on M.E.
The Welsh Association of ME & CFS Support are inviting people to their Q&A session with Dr Charles Shepherd (ME Association) and Dr Nigel Speight, a paediatrician. The meeting takes place on 23 October in Cardiff. Call 0209 2051 5061 for more info.
Penarth Times, p 11
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