Tuesday 25 January 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Jackie Braithwaite, who has M.E. and fibromyalgia and is mostly housebound, has had her benefits stopped despite winning an appeal for incapacity benefit in July 2009. She now faces another appeal.
Nuneaton Telegraph, p 14
Nomination for Emily
Emily Payne, 16, has been nominated for the Sudbury Young Citizen of the Year Award 2011. Emily has worked hard to overcome the effects of M.E. and take her GCSEs, and now mentors a younger pupil with the same illness.
Suffolk Free Press, p 13
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