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ME Awareness May 2016

Submitted by admin on Fri, 15/04/2016 - 18:30

We will be following the ME Association’s lead and “Going blue for ME” by wearing blue and/or our blue ribbons for ME Awareness and inviting friends and family who wish to know more about ME to come to one of our special support/social groups.

There will also be a screening of the film “Forgotten Plague: ME and the Future of Medicine



Support / social groups in May

  • Tuesday May 3rd: Banbury group
    12 noon - 1pm, The Mill, Banbury, OX16 5QE

  • Monday May 9th: Oxford group
    1.15 pm onwards, Thames Four Pillars Hotel, Sandford- on Thames, Oxford, OX4 4GX

  • Thursday May 12th: South Oxon group (ME Awareness Day)
    12 noon - 2pm, Shillingford Bridge Hotel, Oxon, OX10 8LZ

  • Saturday May 14th
    A special social group for OMEGA members, especially for children, young people and their parents at the NOA. 3.45 - 5.45pm for afternoon tea.
    North Oxford Association Community Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DP

RSVP Please let us know if you intend on coming. Tel. 01491 838727 or email enquire.omega@gmail.com

Forgotten Plague: ME and the Future of Medicine

Plus talk on Research into Mitochondria & ME/CFS

Tuesday 10th May 6.30 pm
Lecture Theatre One, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9BU

Forgotten Plague is a journey into the hidden world of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). It is a chilling tale of our medical system’s failures in addressing many chronic, complex diseases. Yet it is also a riveting account of science’s remarkable ability to transform medicine and improve human life itself.


A talk will be given by Dr Karl Morten, Senior Research Scientist, Morten Group, University of Oxford.

Free refreshments/nibbles, £3 donation appreciated. Parking on site: £2.80 for 1-2 hrs; free from 8pm. See map.

To reserve places, e-mail forgottenplagueoxford@gmail.com or phone 01844 338208

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