16 August 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
GMC investigates Atos doctors
Twelve doctors employed by Atos Healthcare, the company contracted by the Government to conduct welfare benefits assessments, are under investigation by the General Medical Council over allegations of improper conduct.
Raising awareness of M.E.
Kerry Harrison, who has M.E., helped raise funds for Action for M.E. and awareness of the illness by speaking at Welland Residents Association fun day.
Peterborough Evening Telegraph, p 28 and online
Sheffield M.E. Group
In recent weeks Sheffield M.E. Group has manned a fundraising bookstall at Chesterfield medieval market and a tombola stand at the Party in the Park. Future events include weekly informal drop-ins, Wednesdays 2-3pm, at The Pacific Lounge, Chesterfield. Fore more information visit www.sheffieldMEgroup.co.uk or call 0114 259 2311.
Derbyshire Times, p 56
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