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Our Christmas Lunch will take place on Monday 17th December 2012 at 1.00pm in St Mirin's Cathedral Parish Halls.   We are bringing in caterers to provide a traditional christmas meal of turkey & trimmings (vegetarian nut roast option available on request).   Cost to members will be £10.00 with group funds subsidising the remainder of costs.

Can any member wishing to attend who has not done so, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible to allow us to confirm numbers/costs with the caterers. 

 
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Our next Evening/Social meeting will be held on Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 7.00pm in Canal Station Bar, Stow Brae, Paisley Canal Station Bar   (we meet in the Conservatory at the back). 

Food is served, with last orders taken at 7.30pm, if you wish to have something to eat.

The evening/social meeting allows those who cannot attend during the day an opportunity to meet with other people with fibromyalgia, and also for all members to meet socially.

 
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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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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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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.
  • Sarah Hamburg, a trustee of FMA UK recently attended the Nice 2018 conference in Manchester. The theme of this conference was improving healthcare, with a particular focus on technology and how it can help health outcomes. Patient involvement in activities such as this can help shape discussion as well as keep...

  • Please see attached a copy of the report from the European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations (ENFA) Conference held in Malta this May, which Simon Stones attended on behalf of FMA UK.   

  • How pain’s unpredictability can affect interpersonal relationships, and recognising help when it appears. With between one third and one half of people living with chronic pain in the UK alone, the number of people experiencing the effects of pain explodes when considering family and friendships. For some of these people, life...