18 March 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Comic Relief cash for young people with M.E.
The Association of Young People with M.E., based in Milton Keynes, is currently receiving three years of funding from Comic Relief. Shannon Lee, 16, has had M.E. for two years and has received support and advice from the charity.
BBC News, online
Changes to NHS bill not ruled out
Further changes to the unpopular NHS reform bill have not been ruled out by PM David Cameron.
Reforms will affect NHS care
The NHS reform bill proposals to allow any voluntary, public or private provider to supply care services will damage patient care, say doctors. Jagnu Banatvala, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Virology, University of London, expresses concers that private companies might select profitable but clinically less essential work.
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