15 July 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Personalised disability support at work is key
Liz Sayce, Chief Executive, RADAR, explains the need for a personalised approach to employment support for disabled people, rather than subsidising separate work places.
NHS under serious pressure says senior doctor
Sir Richard Thompson, President, Royal College of Physicians, warns that the NHS is starting to “creak at the seams” under the pressure of spending cuts and growing waiting lists.
Walk with M.E. to raise awareness and funds
Alice Knight, 17, was diagnosed with M.E. three years ago. At her worst she was bedbound for a month. Although not quite back to full health, Alice has arranged a five mile walking event, Walk with M.E., to raise awareness and funds for M.E. North East.
Northern Echo, p 10
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