Tag Archives: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

ME film to get premiere in Norwich

“The film has interviews with severely ill patients and their families, as well as clinicians.

By KIM BRISCOE Friday, October 14, 2011
3.55 PM

A moving documentary about people living with ME will have its European premiere in Norwich.

ONE in 12 children, in Gloucestershire, some as young as five are carers


Teen carer talks about a day in the life of looking after a loved one

Friday, July 22, 2011




ONE in 12 children, in Gloucestershire, some as young as five, are taking on the role of caring for a family member or friend who has a disability or illness. Here, carer OWEN KNIGHT, from Ashchurch, near Tewkesbury, writes about how too many of them are unrecognised… I AM 14 years old and currently studying for my GCSEs.

  1. RAISING AWARENESS: Young carer Owen Knight, 14, from Tewkesbury, said carers may not be getting the support they need


But as well as going to school and doing my homework, I also have to look after my Dad Richard who has ME.

Paul Burstow meets MPs from APPG on M.E.

Paul Burstow meets MPs from APPG on M.E.

Four members of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on M.E. – Annette Brooke MP, Ian Swales MP, David Amess MP and the Countess of Mar – met with care services minister Paul Burstow on 10 May to discuss services for people with M.E.

Annette Brooke opened the meeting by saying that, although the APPG had recently heard promising news from Professor Stephen Holgate on M.E. research, little if any improvement in NHS care has occurred for people with M.E. since the APPG reported the finding of its Inquiry in 2010