Author: Ev Francis

Ev is Author & Founder of Award Winning Fashion & Lifestyle Blog "The Cornerstone for Thoughts". Ev is also Communications Manager for Action for M.E.

M.E. Charities announce Merger

Ev Francis
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Two of the major charities for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) – Action for M.E. and The ME Trust – have announced they merged on 1 February 2022 to improve access to services for people with M.E., and their families and carers. M.E., sometimes diagnosed as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), is a chronic neurological condition affecting an […]

NICE Guidelines on ME Treatment Delayed

Ev Francis

I want to begin by casting your memory back to four years. Four years ago, I sat in a neurologist’s clinic being told that the tests I’d endured were clearly not showing any reasons for my chronic fatigue, numbness and cognitive issues. The neurologist came to the conclusion that it had to be ‘Chronic Fatigue […]

Let’s drop ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’

Ev Francis

Write to us at editor@westenglandbylines.co.uk Last week I wrote a tweet, as I do probably once a day, sometimes more. The tweet read: “I’d like ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’ (CFS) to be dropped as a term’. The tweet went viral and I felt like Piers Morgan – difference being I wasn’t spouting tedious commentary on Prince Harry […]