M.E. Awareness Week 2015

AYME's M.E. Awareness Week 2015 From Monday 11 th May to Friday 17 th May 2015, AYME will be celebrating M.E. Awareness Week with a variety of goings-on that we know our...

AYME's Chief Executive meets the Prime Minister!

This morning, 24th April 2015, AYME's Chief Executive Mary-Jane spotted Prime Minister David Cameron in the next compartment on the train... Definitely not your average commute!   ...

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...

Welcome to Mary!

A belated but joyous welcome to AYME's newest member of the team, Mary! Mary joined AYME in January as our new Events Fundraiser, supported by The Rank Foundation's 'Time to Shine'...

Get involved with ME Awareness Week now and help AYME spread the word!

With only six weeks to go until ME Awareness Week 2015, AYME is eager to spread the #nowyouseeME message far and wide! To help AYME make ME visible, take a #nowyouseeME selfie like...

BACME Conference Summary, March 2015

The 6 th BACME conference was held in Milton Keynes on 13 th and 14 th of March 2015. There were approximately 140 delegates representing NHS and private specialist services from across...

New ME/CFS Research Announced

On Friday 27th February, AYME members and supporters might have noticed coverage of new research into  ME/CFS in mainstream media publications, which is being described by the researchers...

GOSH Questionnaire to Support Recovery Research

AYME hopes that its members (16-25 years) will complete a questionnaire in order to assist in a piece of research being carried out by  Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Children's NHS...

AYME's book, Forget ME Not, now available to purchase!

AYME has great pleasure in announcing the release of Forget ME Not, a collection of poems, stories, photographs and artwork by young people affected by ME/CFS, with a foreword by our founder,...

Becki Luscombe posthumously honoured by Deputy Prime Minister for outstanding work

AYME is proud to announce that previous member, Becki Luscombe, was posthumously honoured by the Deputy Prime Minister on the evening of Thursday 5th February 2015 for her outstanding work to...

Founder of AYME, Jill Moss, awarded 'Point of Light'

We are immensely proud to announce that our founder, Jill Moss, has received the Prime Minister's 'Point of Light' award for her inspirational, dedicated work. The award spotlights exceptional...

Esther Rantzen, AYME President, receives Damehood in New Year's Honours

AYME's present Honorary President, Esther Rantzen CBE, has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list. Esther helped and supported our Founder, Jill Moss, in the early days of AYME in the...

General Election Campaign launched

AYME has launched its General Election Campaign, calling on all political parties to include the following urgent commitments i n their UK General Election Manifesto in 2015: ...

Remembering Becki Luscombe

We are sorry to bring you news of the death of Becki Luscombe; a truly remarkable campaigner for the causes of mental health, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME and much more. She was just 23. ...

New World Record set by AYME supporter!!

Wheelchair push record attempt verified In September 2013, AYME supporter, Graham, set about setting a new World Record for pushing an occupied wheelchair for 24 hours....

AYME attends annual question time event

Continuing a busy autumn of conferences, representatives from the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) travelled to the annual 'ME Question Time' event in Oxford on Saturday, September...

AYME member nominated for Community Pride award

14 year old AYME member, Cian, has been nominated for a Community Pride award. The awards recognise individuals or groups whose hard work makes them champions of the places in which they live...

AYME volunteer recognised at national awards event

Having volunteered with the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) for years, this week was a big one for Katie Metcalfe, as she travelled to London for the ceremony of the Telegraph...

Programme announced for AYME's October conference

The programme  for this year's AYME conference has been revealed. Beginning with registration and refreshments at 9.30am, the conference will run until 3.30pm. It's packed...

AYME attends CMRC conference

This September, representatives from the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) travelled to Bristol for the UK CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative's (CRMC) first annual conference.  ...