Patient Engagement Day with Prime Patient – Did you miss it?

Patient Engagement Day with Prime Patient – Did you miss it?
UPDATED to include an article by Olivia Kersey, Patient Strategist, at PEP Talks, which outlines the highlights of the very first annual Patient Engagement Day.… Read More Patient Engagement Day with Prime Patient – Did you miss it?

Rare neurological disease – Awareness campaign for AtaxiaUK #IAAD21

Taryn is delivering the Ataxia UKs medical guidelines to her GP in Sunderland for the campaign. Educating doctors is important to help this rare condition, ataxia, get recognised. Knowing about the disease can help people with symptoms to get noticed sooner… and diagnosed quicker.… Read More Rare neurological disease – Awareness campaign for AtaxiaUK #IAAD21

Patient Engagement With Patient Focused Medicine Development

The PFMD network is making sure to aggregate existing knowledge and tools, identifying good practices and coherently combining them before designing accessible and useful avenues for the various audiences that will use them.… Read More Patient Engagement With Patient Focused Medicine Development

Precision Medicine Forum PATIENT WEEK – Change of date.

Precision Medicine Forum – Patient Week convenes healthcare professionals, researchers, industry, payers and patients/patient advocates in a unique setting which puts the patient front and centre of the discussions. This time around there will be panels sessions, roundtables, 1-2-1 networking and group networking sessions.… Read More Precision Medicine Forum PATIENT WEEK – Change of date.

RARE Summit 21 – it’s more than an event – it’s where the magic happens!

RAREsummit is more than an event – it’s where the magic happens.  A powerful movement for change that provides the right ingredients and ecosystem for a better future, where productive collaborations are nurtured and flourish for real patient impact.… Read More RARE Summit 21 – it’s more than an event – it’s where the magic happens!

International Ataxia Awareness Day 25th September with ‘Ataxia and Me’

The word ‘ataxia’ comes from the Greek ‘a taxis’, which means ‘without order’.
          Our mission is to bring back some of the order to the lack of order
It is the term used for a group of neurodegenerative diseases that affect balance and coordination.… Read More International Ataxia Awareness Day 25th September with ‘Ataxia and Me’

Rare Disease Male Support Group – mental health community support.

Great opportunity to get together with other guys that have rare diseases and mental health issues.
Meet in a safe space, talk about what you are going through and offer support to each other if and where needed.… Read More Rare Disease Male Support Group – mental health community support.

Do you have constant pain? This article may interest you!

Constant pain means you need a program or protocol to treat your basic injury or disease. One that reduces electric impulses and helps rebuild the damage to the NTRS in your spinal cord and brain. Symptomatic pain relievers are usually a must, but they don’t treat or reverse your basic problem. … Read More Do you have constant pain? This article may interest you!

We’re off mobilising for charity – 1 month long Superhero Series challenge

Using my rollator with its seat for those appropriately paced stops we hope to get out of the back lane this time. Last year the pandemic put restrictions on how I could complete the challenge.… Read More We’re off mobilising for charity – 1 month long Superhero Series challenge

ARDEnt Report – Rare Disease and the impact of the COVID19 pandemic.

“CRDN collaborated with Medics 4 Rare Diseases and Rare Revolution Magazine to bring together a cross sector group of experts and advocates newly named ARDEnt (Action for Rare Disease Empowerment) to produce a report called “Future Proofing Rare Disease Care, Research, and Treatment.” … Read More ARDEnt Report – Rare Disease and the impact of the COVID19 pandemic.

#chronicillnessVOICE May 11 health, medical, pharma and research news

#chronicillnessVOICE May 11 – health, patients, medical, research, pharma related news for everyone #notjustpatients #chronicillnessVOICE May 11: Bringing a varied selection of health news, medical news, pharma news, research news to you in relation to many aspects within the healthcare, medical healthcare & pharmaceutical landscapes. #chronicillnessVOICE #notjustpatients #chronicillness #patients #health #research #pharma #science #AI #digitalhealth… Read More #chronicillnessVOICE May 11 health, medical, pharma and research news

#chronicillnessVOICE May 7 health, medical, pharma and research news

#chronicillnessVOICE May 7 – health, patients, medical, research, pharma related news for everyone #notjustpatients #chronicillnessVOICE May 7: Bringing a varied selection of health news, medical news, pharma news, research news to you in relation to many aspects within the healthcare, medical healthcare & pharmaceutical landscapes. #chronicillnessVOICE #notjustpatients #chronicillness #patients #health #research #pharma #science #AI #digitalhealth… Read More #chronicillnessVOICE May 7 health, medical, pharma and research news

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome resources. Where to find information and support.

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness There are many members and supporters of FibroFlutters who have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), or Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSDs). Including myself and fellow co-founder Vicky Green who has been officially diagnosed with Hypermobility Type EDS (hEDS). Raising awareness of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders is part of our advocacy. In our earlier… Read More Ehlers Danlos Syndrome resources. Where to find information and support.

Top 10 Self-Help Tips for Back Pain and Fibromyalgia Sufferers | Nichola Adams, Health Ergonomist

To mark national Back Care Awareness Week (October 5-9), Nichola, a Technical Member of The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, has compiled her ‘Top 10 Self-Help Tips for Back Pain and Fibromyalgia Sufferers’.… Read More Top 10 Self-Help Tips for Back Pain and Fibromyalgia Sufferers | Nichola Adams, Health Ergonomist

Are you aware of this #Rare? Today is International Ataxia Awareness Day.

International Ataxia Awareness Day (IAAD) is on September 25 of each year. It is a coordinated effort from individuals and Ataxia organisations around the world to help shed light on this rare disease. #IAAD… Read More Are you aware of this #Rare? Today is International Ataxia Awareness Day.

Are you aware of this #Rare? | Wolfram Syndrome UK Virtual Conference 2020 | 19th and 26th September

Wolfram Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder which is also known as DIDMOAD syndrome after its four most common features: Diabetes Insipidus, Diabetes Mellitus, Optic Atrophy and Deafness… Read More Are you aware of this #Rare? | Wolfram Syndrome UK Virtual Conference 2020 | 19th and 26th September

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS) our Co-Founder’s patient experience with ultra rare disease. #dazzle4rare2020

After having constant dislocations in my knee where the PVNS tumour was removed from 6 years years previously had caused major damage. This was worsened with my hEDS which effects all of my joints. … Read More Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS) our Co-Founder’s patient experience with ultra rare disease. #dazzle4rare2020

Where can you find Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain resources across the Globe? Find out here!

Chronic Pain management can be a really difficult thing to master, please don’t give up as it can take time, perseverance and a lot of positive attitude until you find your balance with it.… Read More Where can you find Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain resources across the Globe? Find out here!

Exclusive Interview: Health Ergonomics – Health Professional explains what it is and then talks about how #covid19 pivoted her into tele-consulting.

Do you have back problems? Arthritis or Fibromyalgia, other problems with joint pain and stiffness?? Then how you are sitting at your desk in the office could be making it worse, whether you work at home or in a company environment. Read on to find out why, and how! This article comes as the result… Read More Exclusive Interview: Health Ergonomics – Health Professional explains what it is and then talks about how #covid19 pivoted her into tele-consulting.

My favourite Health Medical Research Patient & Pharma related Paper.Li newsletters for everyone #notjustpatients | Self-Updating

Bringing a varied selection of #healthnews #medicalnews #pharmanews #researchnews to you in relation to many aspects within the #healthcare #medicalhealthcare & #pharmaceutical landscapes. … Read More My favourite Health Medical Research Patient & Pharma related Paper.Li newsletters for everyone #notjustpatients | Self-Updating

‘What Patients Want’ Executive Round table Summary – eyeforpharma Patient Summit October 2019

This EXCLUSIVE PAPER ‘What Patients Want’ discusses the roundtables / interactive sessions that were designed + led by patients, co-chaired by patients, and moderated by industry facilitators ie patient advocates.… Read More ‘What Patients Want’ Executive Round table Summary – eyeforpharma Patient Summit October 2019

Today is #RareDiseaseDay – Read my Patient Experience: Living with multiple rare diseases | Pharmafile | What’s your #Rare? care to share?

Not everyone with EDS has hypermobility, and not everyone with hypermobility has EDS!… Read More Today is #RareDiseaseDay – Read my Patient Experience: Living with multiple rare diseases | Pharmafile | What’s your #Rare? care to share?

Guest content: Diabetes resources by Dana Brown from Health Conditions resource website.

Check out these resources provided to us by Dana Brown from healthconditions.info who kindly helped me to add new listings for our readers looking for information and articles related to Diabetes. A kind offering, and hopefully a great new resource relationship! Here is what she recommends: Resources to Empower Our Loved Ones Living with Diabetes… Read More Guest content: Diabetes resources by Dana Brown from Health Conditions resource website.

Reflecting back! My year of patient, health, research and pharma advocacy 2019 | Carole Scrafton

In all honesty I am amazed that I have done all this especially considering my health was quite bad last year. I do tend to distract myself as much as possible, but crikey, I got around quite a bit didn’t I. – closing thoughts… Read More Reflecting back! My year of patient, health, research and pharma advocacy 2019 | Carole Scrafton

Bursitis and Osteoarthritis Similarities and Differences | News Medical | By Tim Boughton, M.Sc.

Knowing the differences between conditions that share so many symptom similarities makes it easier to understand the condition that you have, and also means you can work with your health care providers to create the most suitable management plan for you to cope living with it.… Read More Bursitis and Osteoarthritis Similarities and Differences | News Medical | By Tim Boughton, M.Sc.

10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Green Tea | DIY Health Remedy

10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Green Tea | DIY Health Remedy. DIY Health Remedy Home page For those of you who know me, you know that I love my green tea. When we have debilitating illnesses like Fibromyalgia that means we are not as mobile as before, things like Green tea can be a useful… Read More 10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Green Tea | DIY Health Remedy

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) what is it? – video | Patient | Dr Sarah Jarvis

Do you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be quite debilitating and many members of FibroFlutters have been diagnosed with it. To help people understand the condition better, and raise awareness, I share this video and information leaflet. The intense pain leaves me pacing and then writhing, and pacing and writhing…. …… Read More Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) what is it? – video | Patient | Dr Sarah Jarvis