At #MillionsMissing Scotland many MSPs pledged their support for people with ME, and now they have a chance to follow up on that commitment. And we need you to let them know about it! Sue Webber, MSP for Lothian, has put forward a motion that asks the Scottish Parliament to recognise the outcomes and recommendations
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On Wednesday 28th September, #MEAction Scotland led a successful #MillionsMissing demonstration outside the Scottish Parliament – the first time it’s been held in-person for three years. While it was in some ways a smaller event than #MillionsMissing Scotland was in 2018 and 2019, what it lacked in spectacle it made up for in engagement from
Following the postponement of #MillionsMissing Scotland, the demonstration has been rescheduled to Wednesday 28th September. #MillionsMissing Scotland will now take place on Wednesday 28th September, from 12.30-2.30pm. We appreciate this isn’t a lot of notice but we are keen to build on the momentum the event has already gained and to hold it while it
The #MillionsMissing Scotland demonstration, due to take place on Wednesday 14th, has had to be postponed. Following the death of Her Majesty the Queen, the Scottish Parliament is suspended, which means we won’t be able to achieve the aims of the event. We appreciate that it’s disappointing and apologise for any inconvenience caused, particularly to
Whether or not you can join us in person at this year’s #MillionsMissing, you can help to make it a success by emailing your MSP and asking them to come out, say hello and sign a pledge to support people with ME. #MEAction Scotland will be outside the Scottish Parliament to engage with as many
As we announced in February, the Scottish Government has committed to implementing the new NICE guideline for diagnosis and management of ME. The first step in the process was a Scottish stakeholder review, carried out externally by consultant Blake Stevenson. The report on the review was published in July and #MEAction Scotland supports its findings.
Last week, #MEAction Scotland volunteers held the first in a series of community calls. The online meetings will take place quarterly and have been set up to connect us with more people with ME and allies across Scotland. Our first call was a success! We were delighted to be joined by a mix of old
NICE news for Scotland! Throughout the development of the NICE guideline for ME/CFS, #MEAction Scotland has been in regular contact with the Scottish Government about the change needed in Scotland. Now that the guideline has been published, the government has got in touch to involve us in a development. What is the plan?The government plans
UPDATE: The research team have let us know that they’ve received a huge response to this request and they now have the information they need. They’ll be in touch with people individually if they are eligible to participate in the study. If you got involved, thanks for your support! Researchers at the University of the
Scottish Action Alert! Use your voice to make a difference and respond to this goverment consultation.