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May's meetings will take place on

MONDAY 20TH MAY - St Mirin's Cathedral Parish Halls, Paisley  1.00 - 4.00pm

THURSDAY 23RD MAY - Your Voice, Greenock 11.00 - 12.30 (please note change of time).

New members always welcome to both meetings.

 
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Fibro PaIN (Paisley) meets on Monday 15th April 2013 at 1.00pm in St Mirins' Parish Halls.  Guest speaker is Alyson Dunlop who will be talking about using hypnotherapy for pain relief.

Fibro PaIN (Greenock) meets on Thursday 18th April 2013 at 10.30am in Your Voice.  Guest speaker is Fiona Collins, Rheumatology Physio based at IRH, Greenock and RAH, Paisley.   Fiona specialises in fibromyalgia and has been running a successful fibromyalgia self management course for many years.

 
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Our next group meeting takes place on Monday October 2012, where our guest speaker will be Adele Logan, Health Works.  Adele is an Integrative Health Practitioner & Life Coach, and will be talking about how holistic therapies such as reflexology can benefit someone with FM. 

As always - we hope to see as many of you at the group as possible - and new members are always welcome.

 
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Fibro PaIN now has a satellite group started up in Greenock.   Your Voice (Community Care Project) had facilitated bringing together a small group of fibromyalgia sufferers to form a support group, and there was agreement that the group will operate as part of the Paisley & Inverclyde Network.

The group will meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month, in Your Voice, Greenock from 10.30-12.00. 

 
Category: Meetings

Our next monthly meeting will take place on Monday 17th September 2012 at 1.00pm, with guest speaker Suzanne Scott of Fullarton Chiropractic. 

We are also planning another Evening Meeting/Social which will be on Tuesday 11th September 2012 at 7.00pm.   The venue will be Canal Station bar, and we hope to be able to make use of the Conservatory area once again.  Food is served up until 8.00pm should you wish to have something to eat.  The aim of the social evening is to allow group members to meet for a chat, but also, importantly provide a meeting for those who are unable to attend daytime meetings. 

 

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