Laurence, ME/CFS Australia (Vic, Tas, NT) Health Promotion Officer presented to Allied heath staff including psychologists, occupational therapists, exercise physiologists and staff from paediatrics attended the Anne Caudle Centre at Bendigo Health on Wednesday 7th November for a 2 hour education session. The session was well received and Jessica Wynne, Bendigo Support Group leader won many hearts with a moving account of her struggles and tribulations living with ME/cfs. Thank you Jessica!
If you are, or know of a health professional such as: Psychologist, Social worker, medical practitioner, registered nurse etc, who has access to the Medicare rebate, we'd love to talk with you further about the possibility of sessional or part time appointments in our office. Please contact us on 03 9791 3100.
Young people with chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME) experience higher levels of psychological distress than healthy controls and young people with other chronic illnesses. Read more here.
Seven news: The unpredictable climate has experts warning of a tick explosion, and the threat of Lyme disease that such an epidemic could bring to Australia. No one knows this threat better than the Westlake family, whose three-year-old son remained ill after having a tick removed. Doctors told the parents their son had the flu, but they discovered it was in fact Lyme disease. Read more here.