Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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UK sources of information and / or support

Patient UK

Has an information leaflet called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / ME.

Action for M.E.

Patient's organisation run by and for people with ME.

ME Association

Supports all those affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) by providing specialist information and advice services, literature and self-help groups, promotes research, increases public awareness of ME.

Chronic Fatigue Research and Treatment Unit

A national specialist service undertaking assessment, treatment and research regarding chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

Association of Youth with M.E.

AYME (pronounced 'aim') is a UK-based independent registered charity dedicated to giving help, support and vital contact to children and young people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).

Edinburgh ME self help group

Provides support and information for those affected with ME.

Foggy Friends

Provides a free, fun, safe environment where ME/CFS sufferers, their parents, carers and friends can seek help, support and advice, free from harassment.

ME Action UK

Mailing list and includes medical and political articles about ME.


ME/CFS articles and other relevant medical information.

M.E. Support

Provides information, advice and support.

ME Research UK

Commissions and funds scientific (biomedical) investigation into the causes, consequences and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).

Oxfordshire ME Group for Action (OMEGA)

A support and campaign group for people with ME/CFS.

reMEmber (The Chronic Fatigue Society)

Helping people with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) - (chronic fatigue syndrome) - get the best possible treatment and advice to enable them to lead happy and healthy lives.


Online support for sufferers of ME/CFS

The 25% M.E. Group

Support for those severely affected by M.E.

The Young ME Sufferers (TYMES) Trust

Free information and publications for young people with ME,their families, and the professionals who care for them.

Young Action Online

YA Online is a resource of solid information from creditable sources for young people with ME, their families and professionals, using the internet to make that information widely and freely available.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

NICE guideline.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Information from NHS Choices.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7567 (v10)
Last Checked:
28 September 2011

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