11 August 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Survey of NHS M.E. services closes this Friday
In a letter to the editor, Action for M.E.’s Sir Peter Spencer asks local people who have used specialist NHS CFS/M.E. services to complete the charity’s survey* by 12 August.
County Echo & St Davids City Chronicle, p 6
*NB. InterAction readers – this survey may be found on pp 13-14 of your summer issue.
Revisit the story in a more balanced way
In a letter to the editor, Dr John Greensmith, M.E. Community Trust, says that he is currently drafting an open letter to all journalists including those how covered the recent story about M.E. researchers facing intimidation, asking them to revisit the story in a more balanced way.
Western Morning News, p 11
Minister pens first book
Rev Tim Ross of Broadwater, Worthing, has overcome CFS to write his first book, The nearest. He says it can be used to help readers think more about the role of God.
Brighton Argus, p 16
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