Category: Events

dates for the diary.

Thursday 12th May 2016 - International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th September 2016 - FMA UK Awareness Week

Fibro PaIN will be busy raising awareness of fibromyalgia on and around both dates - watch this space for more details.

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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.
  • On Sky News they have an article about Carly Barton becoming the first UK patient to be prescribed Cannabis under the new guidelines published in November. She has Fibromyalgia and it was prescribed by a private pain specialist. While it is great to see movement on this and for someone with...

  • Fibromyalgia Action UK firmly believes that clinical practice must be based on good quality evidence. As a charity responsible for advocating on behalf of people with fibromyalgia experiencing chronic pain, we support Pain UK’s recent statement, calling for further investment into research in this area, in order to ensure that...

  • As Part of our recent request for male case studies during Mens Health Awareness month we have the pleasure of sharing Stephen's story below: It took Stephen over 11 years to get a formal diagnosis and he had to see 4 doctors during this process. "It's been such a long time. The...