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Sussex Argus (21/2). A charity which supports people with ME has welcomed new guidelines aimed at improving care for those most severely affected by the condition. The Sussex ME Society says the document, drawn up by the British Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (BACME), is designed to help professionals dealing with those who are house […]

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The Sussex & Kent ME Society marks its 30th anniversary during 2017. The organisation was founded in 1987 when people got together supported by Hospital Consultant, Dr Keith Hine and Brighton MP, Sir Andrew Bowden. The Society that has helped thousands affected by the illness was granted charity status in 2000 and developed into one […]

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Dr Gabrielle Murphy has been appointed chair of the British Association for CFS/ME (BACME) at their October AGM. Dr Murphy who is a Medical Advisor to the Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society is a specialist physician working in the Department of Immunity and Inflammation at the Royal Free Hospital in London. She is Clinical Lead […]

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A conference on the debilitating condition ME took place last week. Almost 150 people went to the event at the Brighthelm Centre in Brighton to hear presentations on the neurological aspects of the condition nutrition and immunity and the latest research. Details were also given about services available to help people manage their illness. The […]

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The Brighthelm Centre in North Road, Brighton will host Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society’s medical and scientific conference on October 6. The conference will include a presentation by consultant neurologist Professor Leslie Findley who contributed to the World Health Organisation’s classification of ME as a neurological disorder and Dr Alan Stewart – along with therapists […]

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Actress Jenny Seagrove says: “The Sussex & Kent ME Society provide absolutely vital support to those people in society who suffer this debilitating and much misunderstood condition. At last research is being done into ME and also into the plasticity of the brain and nervous system, so perhaps hope will be allowed to shine its […]

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Preparations are underway at the Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society to host a conference on ME/CFS that will be attended by patients and medical professionals on October 6th at the Brighthelm Centre. Consultant neurologist Professor Leslie Findley who contributed to the World Health Organisation’s classification of ME as a neurological disorder will talk of his […]

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Paediatric Medical Advisor to the Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society, Dr Esther Crawley has been promoted to Professor and appointed to the Chair of Professor of Child Health at the University of Bristol. On hearing the news Mary-Jane Willows, AYME’s Chief Executive, says: “There can be no-one more deserving of this position. Esther works tirelessly […]

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An evaluation (White et al, 2012, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine short reports) of referrals made by GPs to the specialist clinic at Bart’s Hospital found that 49% did not have a diagnosis of ME/CFS. A study (Newton et al, 2010, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh) of patients referred […]

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