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'Urgent Change' Needed To Improve Lives Of ME Sufferers

Wednesday 16 May 2018

 

From Scotland's STV News:

 

Nurse watch
Care: ME can strike people of all ages.
 

'Urgent change' needed to improve lives of ME sufferers

At least 20,000 Scots are affected by the condition also called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

14 May 2018
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Scotland's only nurse specialising in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) has called for urgent change to help improve the lives of at least 20,000 Scots affected by the condition.

NHS Fife's Keith Anderson said the lack of knowledge about ME among fellow medical professionals was "scary" ahead of a Holyrood event to raise awareness of the little-understood illness.

ME, sometimes known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is a debilitating neurological disease which causes symptoms including profound fatigue and cognitive impairment.

It can strike people of all ages and devastate previously healthy and active lives, but despite it affecting more people in Scotland than MS and Parkinson's combined, doctors receive almost no training on the illness.

 

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