2nd November 2017 monthly meeting with Nutritionist, Karen Scobie

For the November meeting, Nutritionist, Karen Scobie will be in attendance to give advice on diet and nutrition while allowing those attending the opportunity to share their food experiences. Please come along to meet Karen and share what has worked and any ideas you may have to make things better for your own care and that of others. Tea and coffee will be available, as always.  Please feel free to bring any other drink or a biscuit or snack.  Come for as much or as little of the meeting as you can cope with. The meeting will be held in the Midsteeple in the centre of Dumfries High Street.  Entry

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DGMEFM Network AGM

The AGM will take place on 5th October 2017 in the meeting room at Midsteeple Box Office, Dumfries from 1pm to 2pm. Entry is through the blue Box Office door.  We use the first floor meeting room and there’s full disabled access using the lift (press and hold the button). Agenda: Welcome Chairman’s Report; including approval of Trustee Annual Report Treasurer’s Report; including approval of Audited Annual Accounts and election of Independent Examiner Dissolution & Election of Committee Election of Committee Members Committee Members (minimum of 5, maximum of 15) should be able to communicate either through Facebook or e-mail and be available to attend Committee meetings at least three

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6th July 2017 monthly meeting with Action For ME

For the July meeting, Theresa and April from Action For ME will be in attendance.  As well as explaining what they do, they are keen to listen about health care experiences (NHS or private) and improvement suggestions from members.  We hope this could be the start of a fuller consultation, with ideas to be further developed in future sessions.  Although it is ME/CFS focussed, it will be applicable to fibromyalgia and other fatiguing and difficult to diagnose conditions too. Please come along to meet Theresa and April and share what has worked and any ideas you may have to make things better for your own care and that of others.

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1st December 2016 monthly meeting with FMA UK (Fibromyalgia Action UK)

Hazel Borland from FMA UK (Fibromyalgia Action UK) will be at the meeting to talk to us about the work they do. There will be plenty of time for the usual catch ups and coffee and tea will be available. The meeting will be held in the Midsteeple in the centre of Dumfries High Street.  Entry is through the blue Box Office door.  We use the first floor meeting room and there’s full disabled access using the lift (press and hold the button).

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3rd November 2016 monthly meeting with Community Champion from Tesco

Come along to our next monthly meeting on 3rd November, 1pm to 3pm to meet Anne, a Community Champion with Tesco.  Anne has kindly offered to meet us to see what she can do to raise awareness and possibly funds. There will be plenty of time for the usual catch ups and coffee and tea will be available. The meeting will be held in the Midsteeple in the centre of Dumfries High Street.  Entry is through the blue Box Office door.  We use the first floor meeting room and there’s full disabled access using the lift (press and hold the button).

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5th May 2016 monthly meeting with Capability Scotland

May brings Awareness week for ME and fibromyalgia. Come along to our next monthly meeting on 5th May, 1pm to 3pm and get a blue ribbon to wear on 12th May.  Blue clothing encouraged! Karen Pirrie from Capability Scotland will be at the meeting from 2pm to talk to us about the work they do, and maybe learn a bit about our needs too.  There will be plenty of time for our usual blether and for tea and coffee (provided). The meeting is held in the Midsteeple in the centre of Dumfries High Street.  Entry is through the blue Box Office door.  We use the first floor meeting room and

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