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Highlighting the need for greater understanding of M.E.

February 17, 2017

Action for M.E. has submitted its response to the Government’s consultation on work and disability, Improving lives: Work, Health and Disability Green Paper, representing the views…
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Take part in the Big Benefits Survey

February 07, 2017

The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) has just opened its Big Benefits Survey, which asks disabled people to share their experience of the benefits system. People with M.E. are encouraged…
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Work, health and disability survey: thank you!

January 23, 2017

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who participated in our Work, Health and Disability survey. The survey attracted a brilliant reaction, with more than 600 people responding…
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Action for M.E. responds to independent PIP review

September 16, 2016

Action for M.E. has responded to the second independent review of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment. We are hugely grateful to the more than 300 people with M.E. who…
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Do you claim PIP? Share your experience

August 04, 2016

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has issued a call for evidence on the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for its second independent review of the benefit.Action for M.E.…
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Minister Alistair Burt responds to question on M.E. and social care

July 05, 2016

Action for M.E. volunteer Catherine Hale attended a roundtable discussion yesterday where she questioned Alistair Burt, Minister for Social Care. The Independent Living Strategy Group,…
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Your chance to help shape the new Independent Living Fund for Scotland

June 27, 2016

People with M.E. and other disabilities living in Scotland are being asked what policies and criteria they would like the new Independent Living Fund for Scotland to include when it…
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Wellbeing, choice and control: what's your social care experience?

May 26, 2016

The Independent Living Strategy Group is asking people with M.E. to share their experiences of social care and support in order to present evidence to the Government.Baroness Jane Campbell,…
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Tell us about the impact of the 20m PIP rule

May 24, 2016

Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson was presented with evidence last week, including the experiences of people with M.E., highlighting the impact of the 20 metre Personal…
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​Presenting evidence to Isle of Man government committee

May 13, 2016

Action for M.E. Chief Executive Sonya Chowdhury will give evidence at Tynwald, the parliament of the Isle of Man, this morning.She has been invited to do so by the Social Affairs Policy…
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