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Shielding advice April 2021

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Press release Shielding advice for the clinically extremely vulnerable to stop from April 2021 More than 3.79 million clinically extremely vulnerable people in England will be informed they are no longer advised to shield from Thursday 1 April 2021. From: Department of Health and Social Care Published: 18 March 2021   Advice to the clinically […]

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A mother describes her life of living with Fibromyalgia

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Mother living with chronic illness Fibromyalgia says it leaves her ‘not wanting to be here anymore’ Tuesday 23 February 2021, 3:52pm   Report by Granada Reports journalist Anna Youssef Video at this website address:  Mother living with chronic illness Fibromyalgia says it leaves her ‘not wanting to be here anymore’ | Granada | ITV News A […]

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Strategies for living with Fibromyalgia

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By the London Post www.londonpost.co.uk      Controlling Symptoms With Mind-Body Techniques Many find that fibromyalgia symptoms can be effectively controlled with the aid of mind-body practices and that flare triggers can also be reduced in this way. Especially useful practices include things like yoga and mediation, the choices really are endless. Speak to a […]

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How to claim Employment and Support Allowance (ESA

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How to claim Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) 16th July 2020 at 1.15pm This is the July 2020 online meeting of Fibromyalgia Friends Together.  This session will be delivered David Rollins who has many years experience of voluntarily helping people with their benefits claims. He has also set-up a network of people who he has […]

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A video about living with Fibromyalgia

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Rebecca Browne living in Northern Ireland gives her view on living with Fibromyalgia:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-northern-ireland-53000548/i-felt-like-a-prisoner-in-my-own-home A long-term back injury and fibromyalgia left 26-year-old Rebecca Browne unable to leave her house. “I was like a prisoner in my own home, so I eventually had to look into getting a wheelchair,” she said. Rebecca received a wheelchair loan […]

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Happy Pride 2020!

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June is Pride month, it is a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. Pride is usually celebrated with lots of parades and marches but with coronavirus and social distancing still in place, things will be different this year. A lot of events have been postponed or cancelled, but the celebrations […]