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An overview of M.E.

This factsheet offers an overview of M.E. including symptoms, diagnosis and management options available. For a more detailed description of the condition and its impact, please see our longer booklet, All about M.E.

What is M.E.? / Health & care professionals / Employers & teachers / Living with M.E.


PIP: an overview

This factsheet offers a guide to applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and guidance on how to challenge decisions you believe are wrong.

What is M.E.? / Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


ESA: an overview

This factsheet offers guidance on making a claim for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), filling in the capability for work questionnaire (ESA50), and appealing if you believe the decision is wrong.

What is M.E.? / Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


Universal Credit: an overview

Universal credit (UC) is a new benefit that is replacing a range of means-tested benefits with a single benefit. To qualify you will need to meet certain basic rules and have income and capital/savings below certain levels.

What is M.E.? / Health & care professionals / Living with M.E.


Don't ignore M.E. leaflet

Download and print our Don't ignore M.E. awareness-raising leaflet. Don't have a printer? Contact us to order paper copies. 

Make a difference / What is M.E.? / Living with M.E. / Employers & teachers / Health & care professionals


Don't ignore M.E. poster

Download and print our Don't ignore M.E. awareness-raising poster. Don't have a printer? Contact us to order paper copies.

What is M.E.? / Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals / Employers & teachers / Make a difference