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Brighton MPs Support ME (Hmm)

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS news' started by MeSci, Jun 27, 2018.

  1. MeSci

    MeSci Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Source: Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society

    Date: June 26, 2018

    URL: http://www.measussex.org.uk

    Brighton MPs Support ME
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    Brighton Kemptown MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle and Brighton Pavilion MP, Caroline Lucas, who is a Patron to the Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society have both written to Department of Health ministers pressing for further funding to be made available for services and research into ME or Chronic fatigue syndrome.

    Following a recent Parliamentary debate on the illness the MPs are asking for more funding to expand the existing NHS specialist ME/CFS services including the busy Sussex and Kent centers that continues to receive around 70 new GP referrals per month between them. The MPs are also calling for more money to be put into researching the debilitating illness that affects nearly 10,000 people across the counties.

    Colin Barton of the ME Society says: 'The Parliamentary debate highlighted the desperate need to further develop NHS services and encourage more research into to this potentially life ruining illness'

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    Please note, Colin Barton has not been much of a supporter of genuine research into ME. I have written to Caroline Lucas about ME, but she is the only Green MP and she is not my MP. She has a hell of a weight on her re policies.

    The Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society is discussed here:

    https://www.s4me.info/threads/more-from-sussex-kent-me-cfs-society-date-unknown.1906/
     
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  2. Binkie4

    Binkie4 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Tried the link and it says the requested page can't be found.
     
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  3. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    FFS - Colin Barton is such an embarrassment. Would it be good to have any local people let their MP's that Colin Barton's group is not democratically run, and has a long history of supporting the poor quality research and treatment that MPs are now speaking out against?
     
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    Binkie4 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  6. MeSci

    MeSci Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I think I've fixed it now - for some reason it kept not working even with the full address.
     
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    MeSci Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  8. Chezboo

    Chezboo Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    FURTHER DEVELOP NHS SERVICES!!! hmm indeed.
     
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