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At the recent meeting in September we were asked about places where people could go for benefits advice. The Renfrewshire Council website has plenty of information on the services provided by Advice Works as well as other information.You can locate the info here.

You can also find valuable advice from Citizens Advice Service in Paisley. Information on them can be found here.

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FMA UK Website Articles

Fibromyalgia Action UK is a registered charity administered primarily by unpaid volunteers. The majority of volunteers are also fibromyalgia sufferers who work extremely hard, despite their condition, in order to forward the cause of fibromyalgia. FMA UK was established in order to provide information and support to sufferers and their families. In addition, the Association provides medical information for professionals and operates a national helpline.
  • Please note that the benefits helpline will be closed on the following dates in June/July 2018  Friday 22nd & Monday 25th June 2018  Monday 02nd & Friday 06th July 2018 

  • Michal Gondolewski will cycle the RideLondon Surrey 100 in July '18 for Fibromyalgia Action because Fibromyalgia is not widely recognised. Michal raised £255 so far and is raising more funds to help the charity’s work. Michal told us: ‘’I have enjoyed cycling for many years but a couple of years ago, whilst going...

  •  ‘Dear Chronic Illness’ book features a collection of short letters written by young people, addressed to their long-term illnesses and impairments, detailing what they would like to say to them. The letters are not your typical sob stories, and provide a light-hearted and humorous commentary on the writers’ various experiences,...