6 July 2012
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Proud husband praises wife’s success
The proud husband of a woman with M.E. who completed her dream of climbing every mountain in Scotland more than 3,000 feet in height, says he hopes her achievement may offer others hope of light at the end of the tunnel. Liz Culshaw, 63, who husband Ben says suffered badly with M.E. during a period of ten years, climbed the first of the 283 peaks on a family outing aged ten.
Deeside and Donside Piper Herald, p 3
Action for M.E. appoints new CEO
Action for M.E. has announced that Sonya Chowdhury, 37, who currently works in senior roles for leading children’s charity Barnardo’s, will be its next Chief Executive when Sir Peter Spencer stands down in September.
The Bath Chronicle, p 22
Private university moves into health
A private university college is set to offer degrees to the health sector - the first such courses from a for-profit provider in the UK. BPP University College is launching its School of Health, starting this autumn with courses in psychology and nursing.
New support group
The newly formed Fibromyalgia and ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Maryport Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1pm at Solway Court, Crosby Street, Maryport, Cumbria.
Feeling more ‘normal’
Jane Walden, who has M.E., tells how osteopathy has helped her feel more ‘normally tired’ rather than exhausted at the end of the day.
Psychologies, page 131
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