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1News: I lost my thirties to this illness

Full story: https://www.1news.co.nz/2022/09/25/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-i-lost-my-thirties-to-this-illness/?fbclid=IwAR2jJWlwWBpUla7tqOMlp65uH3UpkkdVZdWptt7bJHSJcCLRbazhuHRigbE 45,000 people in New Zealand live with ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue...

Health Navigator

Long-Term Conditions Virtual Forum 2022 Recorded On 11 Aug 2022 11:30 AM Recording can be found here: HEALTH NAVIGATOR The ongoing burden of long Covid will be one of this generation’s disability challenges, Paula Tesoriero, the Disability Rights Commissioner...

Newsroom: The rolling maul of Long Covid

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders have Long Covid. Soon, they'll seek care from a crunched health system unequipped to help them and financial support from a Government which has closed its wallet, Marc Daalder reports This is not just a health crisis, set to induce...

RNZ: Long Covid short on Research

https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/the-detail/story/2018807667/long-covid-short-on-research From The Detail, 5:00 am on 12 August 2021 "Otago University’s Christchurch campus will look at 3,000 New Zealanders to see if they have been exposed to Covid and have developed...

Online hope for Eastern Bay community

Posted in 'The Beacon' Ebony Whitaker has taken his first tentative steps into a new life this week, after becoming unwell in his early twenties with the devastating chronic illness Myalgic Encephalomyelitis aka Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Whitaker has started an...

ME/CFS new information for General Practitioners.

There has been a flurry of activity in the media recently with Prof. Warren Tate, Dr Rosamund Vallings and others speaking with the media about new research in ME/CFS. The interest of the media has been piqued by Long Covid Syndrome which Dr Vallings suggests maybe...

SunLive: When ‘the horrible monster’ called on Kaye

SunLive article and video can be found here: https://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/206191-when-horrible-monster-called-on-kaye.html “Yeah, yeah, we know that.” Bev Dickson has just been reminded of some desperately dark times in her daughter’s 30-year struggle with ME,...

The Weekend Sun: When Matt thought he was going crazy

“It’s great to be able to help people, especially my lifesavers, who helped me out of the darkest place I have ever been in.” Matt Appleton’s giving back – a 40-year-old living with ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome, who’s now a volunteer field officer working with...