14 July 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
We need equality in welfare and healthcare
In a letter to the editor, Robert Page, University of Birmingham, explains that the UK needs “a welfare state underpinned by the timeless values of equality, freedom and solidarity.” In another letter, Dr Brian Fisher, Socialist Health Association argues against introducing competition into the NHS, saying the reform bill is “illogical, unnecessary, dangerous and inconsistent.”
Fundraising disco in Lochaber
Lochaber PVFS/CFS/M.E. Support Network is hosting a fundraising disco in the BA Club on Saturday 23 July. Tickets are £5 and available from Helen on 07791 896393.
Highlands & Islands Press & Journal, p 4
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