4 April 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing as dated:
Attempts to save the NHS reforms
Andrew Lansley, Health Secretary, is fighting to save his NHS reforms. There's pressure to water them down from David Cameron and Nick Clegg.
DLA tests will 'help people back to work'
Two-million people could lose benefit handouts for life, following DLA reforms.
Two tier system may be on its way
Martin Arber, Vice President of Action for M.E., talks about his fears about the forthcoming NHS changes.
My illness was the inspiration
One of the stars of BBC Scotland Comedy Burniston, Kirsty Strain, talks about having M.E. since the age of 12.
Sunday Mail (Glasgow), p 32 - 33
More research needed
Letter from Bob Coulson, Brereton, talking about his daughter's M.E. and calling for more research into the causes of the illness.
Congleton Chronicle, p 24
New support for people with M.E.
Felicity Middleton, from Glen Parva, has set up a support group for those with M.E./CFS. Call 07812 160 220 for more info.
The Mail (Leicester), p 6
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