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ME Conference in Hove

Besi Besemar October 1, 2014

National charity Action for ME is joining with the Sussex ME Society on October 7 to hold a conference at Hove Town Hall where doctors and researchers will talk about the latest developments in the field.

Caroline Lucas MP will open conference
Caroline Lucas MP will open the conference

The event will be opened by Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion and local NHS representatives will be attending.

ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy) affects over 6,000 adults and children in Sussex, many of whom are housebound and in need of care.

Sonya Chowdhury of Action for ME said: “We were delighted to be asked by Colin Barton, on behalf of the Sussex organisation, to work together with him to deliver what is looking to be a really interesting event combining research and practice. As a national organisation, we feel it is really important to not be London-centric with our events so it is a real opportunity for us to connect with people living in Sussex, including members of the LGBT community who are affected by the illness. It feels like a really exciting time for research in the ME field and to bring this together with the practice from experts like Dr Gabrielle Murphy, Dr Zoe Gotts and Sussex consultant Dr Keith Hine will offer insight and learning for us all.”

For tickets telephone: 01273 674828