18 May 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Anger over scrapping of M.E. course in York
Sarah Baldock and Helen Laurence, who both have M.E., say that a symptom-management course, organised by a physiotherapist based at York’s Bootham Park Hospital, helped them cope better with the illness. Both are angry that the course has been stopped.
York Press, p 6
People with M.E. need more support
In a letter to the editor, Lesley Perkins laments the scrapping of a symptom management course for people with M.E. at Bootham Park Hospital, York, and that people with M.E. need more support and advice, especially locally.
York Press, p 11
Most vulnerable worst affected by cuts
Commenting on the scrapping of a symptom management course for people with M.E. at Bootham Park Hospital, York, two readers agree that this is a another example of the most vulnerable in society being worst affected by spending cuts.
York Press, p 11
Sussex & Kent M.E. Society
The Sussex & Kent M.E. Society has highlighted the help it provides as part of M.E Awareness Week. Its services include helplines, newsletters, meetings, a library and special interest groups. For more details, call 01273 674828.
Brighton Argus, p 13
Music event for M.E. Awareness Day
Fiona Clark, who organised a music event for M.E. Awareness Day in Wadebridge, says so far £110 was raisec for Tymes Trust, £29 for MESH Cornwall, and £590 for Action for M.E., which will be match-funded to £1,180.
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