FITNET-NHS trial explainers

Following today's announcement of our involvement with the FITNET-NHS trial, we'd like to address some concerns and misconceptions that have arisen. Firstly we'd like to address people's...

Testing online treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME)

Over 700 children and young people are to take part in the largest clinical trial ever undertaken in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), which affects up to two per cent of young people, most of...

Great North Run

The Great North Run is the second largest half marathon in the world and takes place annually in the UK every year, with around 57,000 participants taking to the streets of Newcastle to run the...

PUT YOURSELF IN PALOMA FAITH'S SHOES!

These dazzling beauties were kindly donated by Paloma Faith - and you (or someone you love) could be their proud owner. Great for a fan - or simply someone who loves to be pretty in pink! ...

What a week! MEAW 2016

As ME Awareness Week (MEAW) 2016 draws to a close, let's take a moment to reflect on the wonderful events which have made this week a resounding success. National MEAW is a critical time...

The Portsmouth skyline to turn blue for AYME this ME Awareness Week

The Emirates Spinnaker Tower will glow blue on 12 th May in aid of national ME Awareness Week The centre point of the Portsmouth skyline will be lit blue this May in aid of young...

Walk 'in my shoes' with AYME this ME Awareness Week

This National ME Awareness Week (9-15 May), the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) is calling for people to think about what life is like for a child or young person with M.E./CFS. ...

Dr Nigel Speight, April 2016

Many families were helped and supported by Nigel Speight's knowledge, kindness and generosity of spirit, during AYME's early years. Nigel was the charity's Medical Adviser and then Patron until...

Glasgow welcomes AYME

It was another successful visit on our ‘Spotlight Tour' last month, this time to the friendly, cultural city of Glasgow.  Sheila, one of AYME's National Support Workers was delighted by...

AYME is coming to Southampton this ME Awareness Week…

Following on from our successful visit to Glasgow, Sheila, one of our National Support Workers, will soon be hosting another Spotlight event in Southampton. On Saturday 14 th May, young...

AYME celebrates its 20th anniversary

The leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of all children and young people with M.E./CFS marks its 20 th anniversary this year in 2016. Since its...

QMUL research data: Chair of Trustees states Board’s final decision

In recent weeks, the Board of Trustees of the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) has received requests from individuals within the ME community that they write to Queen Mary University...

New dates added to AYME’s Spotlight Tour

Following on from its successful first event in Belfast last October, we are delighted to announce upcoming dates for the ‘Spotlight Tour' to visit Glasgow and Southampton. The tour...

King’s College London needs your help

Researchers at King's College London would like to invite young people (aged 18 or younger) with M.E./CFS and primary caregivers to take part in a study to help us to learn about why young...

AYME welcomes its 9,000th member

National charity, the Association of Young People with ME ( AYME ), has welcomed its 9,000 th member. Reaching the impressive figure this autumn, the charity has now brought its essential...

AYME’s GP fact sheet: our statement

In recent weeks, the Association of Young People with M.E. (AYME) has received a limited number of queries via email and twitter with regards to a statement on our GP fact sheet. The statement...

New research study published by BMJ

What matters to children with M.E./CFS? A new research study has been published by the BMJ.

AYME's Education Fact Sheet

AYME's National Support Workers have collaborated with professionals across the country to produce a fact sheet for schools and their staff. We encourage our members, parents and carers,...

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative

NEW collaborators come on board the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative   People with M.E. need better treatment and support This can only be achieved through increasing the...

AYME Spotlight Tour

AYME Spotlight Tour is launched! AYME is on the road! We're delighted to announce that AYME's National Support Workers are going to tour the UK over the next 12 months, taking their...