The M.E./CFS guide for community pharmacy teams which I have been working on with Action for M.E. is now available online.
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My name is Emily and I’m a pharmacist in the UK. I blog about health, taking medication, research, and pharmacy services for people with M.E. I also write about the projects I work on and my voluntary work as Pharmacist & Research Officer for Action for M.E. Read on to find out more about my M.E. story.Read More »
In preparation for a talk I gave about what it’s like living with pain, I asked a few questions on my blog to see what other people experience. Here’s a round-up of the answers people gave.
Thank you to all those who shared their experiences with me. 32 people took part and I’m grateful for the time and energy you spent.Read More »
In my talk Living With Pain on 7th February, I referred to several studies and other resources. Here are links to these and some additional ones on living with pain and hidden chronic illness, and improving our care. Read More »
Living with a long term condition affects every minute of the day, every activity, and they require so much effort and planning to manage. A study on this came up with a marvellous infographic – a must see for health professionals to understand this burden.Read More »
On 30th November last year, I presented a webinar on behalf of Action for M.E. called Meeting the needs of people with M.E./CFS: essential facts and practical tips, giving an introduction to M.E./CFS for health professionals. We have now received the feedback surveys.Read More »
On 30th November last year, I presented a webinar on behalf of Action for M.E., giving an introduction to M.E./CFS for health professionals. The webinar, Meeting the needs of people with M.E./CFS: essential facts and practical tips is now available to view online with the accompanying slides.Read More »
This M.E. research round-up covers studies published up to 16 January 2018: Diagnostic and research criteria, The energy-envelope theory, Factors such as healthcare affecting illness severity and length, Course of illness, Energy metabolism in the brain. Read the research round-up
On February 7th, 2018, I will be giving a presentation on living with pain at a study day for pharmacy professionals at Guy’s Hospital, London. I’d like to include other people’s experiences as well as my own, so please comment, whichever chronic pain condition(s) you may live with.
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On Thursday 30th of November I will be hosting a webinar for health professionals on behalf of Action for M.E. and I’d like you to get involved.
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Tuesday, 21st November is a pharmacy action day I am involved in as part of my voluntary work as a @WePharmacists Twitter chat coordinator, working with the national pharmacy organisations to raise awareness of the value of pharmacies in reducing winter pressures on the NHS.Read More »
This M.E. research round-up covers studies published up to 16 October 2017: Defining M.E./CFS, Patient surveys after using CBT, GET and pacing, Brain activity in adolescents with CFS, Recovery in M.E. and CFS. Read the research round-up