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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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The Fibromyalgia Paisley and Inverclyde Network (Fibro PaIN) holds meetings in Paisley & Greenock.  The groups share support tips and what has been happening in the world of fibromyalgia as well as talking about what the group will do in coming months.  Tea, Coffee, biscuts and an understanding ear are the norm however, some months we have speakers  to give us some information on various topics related to fibromyalgia and living with a chronic health condition. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE !!! 

Paisley meetings are not currently taking place in St Mirin's Cathedral Parish Halls

The group is now meeting in the ground floor meeting room (next to reception) in Mile End, Abbeymill Business Centre from 1.00pm- 3.00pm.  

 

The Inverclyde group meet at Your Voice, Greenock.  The meeting runs from 11.00am-12.30pm

 

Evening/social meetings are held from time to time. 

 

Future Meetings
We occasionally invite along guest speakers on a variety of subjects related to fibromyalgia.  Previous speakers have included benefits, rheumatology health professionals, holistic therapies, activity and exercise etc. 

Our calendar of of future meeting dates can be found here. 

 

Facebook

Our Facebook page is a closed group for people who live in the Renfrewshire & Inverclyde and surrounding areas only.  This allows group members to keep in touch outwith meetings, but also provides a forum for people who cannot attend the groups to chat with others in their local area. 

Fibro PaIN Facebook Group

Where
Paisley meeting

Mile End, Abbeymill Business Centre, Seedhill, Paisley PA1 1TJ

Greenock Meeting 

Your Voice, 12 Clyde Square, Greenock PA15 1NB


When
Monday 20/05/19 @ 1.00pm, Paisley (3rd Monday of each month).  

Thursday 16/05/19 @ 11.00am, Greenock (3rd Thursday of each month) 


 

 

Helpline: 0844 887 2369 (10am - 4pm)

PLEASE NOTE: The above number is for Fibro PaIN support group NOT Fibromyalgia Action UK (FMA UK) head office.  

To contact FMA UK phone  0300 999 3333 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

 

 

 

 
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FMA UK FIBROMYALGIA AWARENESS WEEK

Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th September 2012

Fibro PaIN will be raising awareness of fibromyalgia locally as part of the national FMA UK Fibromyalgia Awareness Week. 

Details of awareness events will be posted here in due course. 

Are you able to do something to help raise awareness ???   If you have any ideas, please email or give us a call.

 

 
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Thank you to Stephanie Roy, for the donation of £200 made to Fibro PaIN from the Clairvoyant Night on 17th September.

If you missed out on this great evening - or indeed, maybe you were there and fancy another similar night.

Genevieve Bailey and Alexis Wilson will be putting on an Evening of Clairvoyance on Friday 18th November at 7.30pm in Elderslie Village Hall.  Tickets costing £5.00 are available on the door or by contacting Genevieve on 07545 057757.   A Charity Donation from this evening will be made to Fibro PaIN.

 
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PhilBuckleyWe are really sorry to have to share the news that Phil Buckley has passed away. We were shocked to hear of his death and wish to pass on our condolences on behalf of everyone from the Fibromyalgia Paisley and Inverclyde Network to his partner Christine.

The Paisley and Inverclyde Group would not have been restarted without Phil’s intervention and determination to seek support as well as provide it for others who suffer from fibromyalgia.

Read more: Sad passing of Phil Buckley
 
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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.
  • We are currently recruiting a volunteer to cover our Regional Coordinator role in the Yorkshire & Humberside area. Our Regional Coordinators are our point of contact for new enquiries via email and telephone, provide support to the local Support Groups in the area, and represent FMA UK at events among other...

  • "Hello! My name is Matthew, and I’ve suffered with fibromyalgia for the last 8 and half years.  I’ve had some really bad times with the condition, but last year I decided to join my local gym. Last summer I started working out at the gym, where I started doing the...

  • On a twitter poll which we recently conducted, 87% of respondents said that they had fibromyalgia, with 13% not having it. What does this tell us? It tells us that the overwhelming majority of people who interact with us have fibromyalgia. And quite rightly – we are a fibromyalgia charity...