#chronicillnessVOICE | 4 October 2018 ~ a health newsletter for everyone! #chronicillness #notjustpatients

A selection of online health related newspapers/magazines/newsletters/blogs/events


It is taking longer than anticipated due to ill health & moving house!


In the Chillout Lounge!

“Increase Positive Energy Vibration” Deep Meditation Music, Clear Negative Energy, Healing Music 

By  Meditation and Healing |  8 September 2018

Psst!  It’s at the end!!

Before you start 

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Tincture Takeaways 30 September 2018


Tincture Takeaways a new addition to my newsletter subscription list regarding #pharma #health #medicalhealthcare #medicine news, it is always good to try and get a nice varied selection of news sources because then you don’t just report the same opinions from the same sources all the time.  They are based on medium.com/   

Remember if you like the way they report their pharma news to opt-in for the  newsletter.

Truth seeking in health and medicine. Simple, Clean, Curation. Real Ideas. Reverent to Humanity ~ Irreverent to Status Quo.

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#PAM2018  #fightfibro #fibro2018

Fibromyalgia News Today Weekly Columns | 3 October 2018

Headlining in this issue  >>>

Other headlines  >>>

  • Recent Posts Pushing Against My Seasons of Stress
  • How to Deal with Sensory Overload
  • Swimming Eases My Fibromyalgia Symptoms
  • I’m Thankful for Community Caregivers and the Devices that Help Me on My Journey
  • My Opportunity for Laughter Was a Gift

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#Professionals #paients #MSK  #musculoskeletal 

Latest edition! 

ARMA Newletter | Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Alliance  | October 2018

Harnessing a collective focus to transform MSK services

In this issue

Harnessing a collective focus to transform MSK services


CEO update

Harnessing a collective focus to transform MSK services

“MSK – Not a challenge anyone can solve alone”


“ARMA is all about collaboration, seeing the value of working together, the power of combining the perspectives of patients alongside a range of professionals. We hope that the NHS ten-year plan will also recognise both MSK, and the importance of a multidisciplinary pathway approach to supporting people with MSK conditions.” 


Webinar: Setting up a MSK Service

Restrictions on access to care – the impact of waiting for surgery

  • Guest blog by Justine Clarke, Chief Operating Officer, British Orthopaedic Association

MSK services survey – Please let us know what is happening locally

We need you to support ARMA during Bone and Joint Week 2018

12-20 October 2018

12-20 October is a time of important collective campaign activity for ARMA members, with Bone and Joint Week.

The theme of campaign is:

“Musculoskeletal conditions: The elephant in the room?”

During #BoneJointWeek  ARMA will be releasing a variety of infographics shariing important messages which the professionals within ARMA’s policy and Communications team have designed and created.

They ask us to share / retweet from @WeAreARMA  and to also keep our eyes peeled for vlogs from the event too

When retweeing or sharing on other social media channels can you please use the following hashtag #BoneJointWeek 

12-20 October – Bone and Joint Week:

12 October: World Arthritis Day

16 October: World Spine Day

19 October: World Paediatric Bone & Joint Day

20 October: World Osteoporosis Day

Bone and Joint Week 2018 is part of an international campaign to improve musculoskeletal health.

Webinar – Commissioning for Quality:

Community-based Rheumatology Service | 19 October 2018 – 12.30 – 1.30

  • Who should attend? Commissioners, GPs, clinicians working in rheumatology services.
  • Presenter:
    Erica Gould, Nurse Consultant at Community Rheumatology Service Modality Partnership

Webinar – The British Society for Rheumatology’s Choosing Wisely UK Recommendations
1 November 2018 12.30 – 1.30

  • Who should join?  Everyone interested in optimising care for people with musculoskeletal problems, including patients, carers, clinicians from primary and secondary care, allied health professionals and commissioners.
  • Presenters:Charlotte Sharp, Rheumatology Specialist Trainee, HEE(NW) and Clinical Academic Fellow, NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester

    Lizzie MacPhie, Consultant Rheumatologist, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, and Chair of the British Society for Rheumatology’s Standards, Audit and Guidelines Working Group.

  • Public Health England – Case study and report on lessons learnt
    A report by Public Health England has been published in the World Health Organization’s European journal, Public Health Panorama.

“Developing partnerships and a whole-system approach for the prevention of musculoskeletal conditions in England”

And much more!…

MSK services survey – Please let us know what is happening locally

As part of their Clinical Networks Project, ARMA wants to find out what is happening to improve MSK services across England in order to see how we can best target their support for improvements.

Link to the newsletter where there are lots of things to read in this issue! >>>


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#professionals  #patients  #paintoolkit  #toolkit  #selfmanagement

New research from Pain Concern on easing pain appointments | Pain Concern |  October 2018

Helping focus pain appointments with the Navigator Tool

This edition has been funded by funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation

Adam Wilson | Broadcast Assistant | Pain Concern said in his correspondence –

“In 2015 Pain Concern released its report ‘Breaking barriers to self-management of chronic pain in primary care’, marking the end of the first part of its ‘Breaking Barriers’ project. Its aim was to highlight the commonly occurring barriers that patients faced during one-to-one appointments with healthcare professionals, and to advance the primary care management of chronic pain.

Phase two of the project was to produce a ‘navigator tool’ to break down those barriers and prepare patients and GPs in order make the most out of their appointments. Phase two is now complete, and in this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans speaks to the researchers, patients, and healthcare professionals that allowed this project to happen.”

More information:

The Navigator Tool is free to download from Pain Concern’s website along with the study, the report, FAQs, and a wealth of resources from experts into managing long term pain. Just visit painconcern.org.uk/easing-pain-appointments/


–    Dr John Hardman – GP, Navigator Tool study participant   
–    Professor Blair Smith – Scottish Government Lead Clinician for Chronic Pain, Professor of Population Heath Science, University of Dundee
–    Dr Louise Bailey – GP, Navigator Tool study participant   
–    Renee Blomkvist – Pain Concern researcher for the Navigator Tool
–    Lucy Murphy – Patient, Navigator Tool study participant

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MSWorld, Inc. | Latest from MSWorld, News, Events & More!  |  1 October 2018

Including >>>

MSWORLD TALKS | Bowel Dysfunction in MS:  Strategies for Success

Dr. David J. Levinthal, MD, PhD from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center discusses Bowel Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis.
Often a difficult subject to address, Dr. Levinthal shares many Strategies for Success!


Sarah Hart | Sarah has submitted her Wonderful Painting titled:  Gentle Giant

Bev Sorely | Bev has submitted her Beautiful painting titled:  Cheyanne

MSWorld’s 22nd Anniversary Celebration! | 1996-2018
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Mayo Clinic Social Media Network | 1 October 2018

Sign up and join in the conversations via the link at the end of the post!

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This Week’s Highlights


When, Whether and How to Join the Social Conversation

Not a member:

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Newsletter link >>> Relief newsletter 27 September

A diverse group of stakeholders launch a patient-centered initiative that aims to overcome the stigma and other factors hampering care. Image credit: aomvector/123RF Stock Photo.


Headliner:  Coming Together to Put Patients First in Headache Treatment | By Stephani Sutherland 

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IASP Pain Research Forum


#PAM2018 #Arthritis  #Toolkit #Exercise #Fitness  #HealthCare

The Arthritis Foundation  |  Go Outside and Play! |  25 September 2018

Articles  >>>

  • Walk This Way:12 Benefits of Walking
    • Walking is easy to do and offers many benefits, especially for people with arthritis.

Get your Better-Living Toolkit via this link  >>>


Living With Arthritis webpage where you get access to a whole host of help and advice, plus you can also, opt-in for e-newsletters  >>>

Join their community  >>>

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#chronicpain #PAM2018 #fibro #backpain

Group Therapy for the treatment of #fibromyalgia & chronic #pain | BARMAC51 |  27 September 2018

Opening Paragraph:

‘You read something new every day on treatments for #fibromyalgia and chronic #pain, but now they are saying that group therapy can help pain sufferers. A trial published in the Lancet, revealed that after only six sessions of group therapy, it showed patients still found improvements a year later.’

Group therapy for a very long time was very daunting and off-putting for me, but then again once upon a time if those words got uttered it meant they were sending you to pyschotherapy.  I’m not joking either!

When I was in my early twenties  I was classed as having a borderline personality disorder but no-one told me, I just happened to see it in my medical notes during a routine trip to the GP.  Naturally, seriously offended and heavily insulted because all I wanted was someone to believe that I was in pain.  Instead they gave me a mental health disorder that I now have to live with the stigma of because it’s in my medical records!

Not only that they spent at least 15 years telling me it was all in my head, I mean no-one is going to partake in therapy, which is condescending!  I have ended up with chronic anxiety disorder as a result, depression and it wouldn’t surprise me if I probably have a BPD now especially after how my marriage has affected me.

Nowadays, believe it, or not, it is lot different thankfully as Barbara shows us in this post, and group therapy for pain means something completely new.  Mixing with other people like yourself but in a less clinical format lessens the stress a person feels so it is going to reduce your pain levels and the study that Barbara speaks about will hopefully continue to prove it.

Sadly, I don’t think I’ll ever shake the stigma over my head even though that was 20+ years ago. Every hospital appointment it is part of my history that consultants read and because they have to they include it when assessing me.  It can be damaging to patients especially our self-worth to be repeatedly judged on things like that from 2 decades ago.

Thanks for reading ~ Carole

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#disability  #disabilitynews

Disability News Service (DNS) 

A great site for health and disability news 

Disability News Service (DNS) is run by John Pring, an experienced journalistwho has been reporting on disability issues for nearly 20 years.

He launched DNS in April 2009 to address the absence of in-depth reporting in both the specialist and mainstream media on issues that affect the lives of disabled people.

Read more Disability News Service – About us

On Twitter:  @johnpringdns

Visit the website to check out their latest disability news >>>

Headlining today on Disability News Service (DNS)>>>

Readspeaker Tool enables you to listen to the articles

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Esther McVey speaking in the House of Commons


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#Neuroscience #neurology #neuroscience

Neuroscience Newsletter |  27 September 2018

Enjoy our latest Neuroscience News updates from the last 24 hours. You can read the full articles by clicking on the headlines or the links embedded in the summary.

Biomarker Associated with Aggression in Children Identified
Using EEG, researchers have identified smaller spikes in the P3 brain wave is associated with aggressive behavior in young children. The findings could help to diagnose toddlers with aggressive tendencies before their behaviors become ingrained, researchers say.

Psychologists Define the ‘Dark Core of Personality’
Researchers have identified a common denominator for ‘dark’ personality traits they have dubbed the D-factor. D-factor, researchers report, can be defined as the general tendency to maximize personal goals and interests over those of another, often to the extent of taking pleasure in hurting others.

Unlocking the Secret of How the Brain Encodes Speech
Researchers report the brain controls speech production in a similar manner to how it controls the production of arm and hand movements. The findings could help to build better speech decoders for BMI, helping those who are unable to speak to find their voice.

The Soothing Effects of Strangers
Researchers report people experience a stronger pain relief if they are treated by someone outside of their social group.

Possible Cause of Alzheimer’s and TBI Discovered
A new study reports under conditions of stress, KCNB1 builds up in the brain, before becoming toxic and promoting the production of amyloid beta. In Alzheimer’s patients, the KCNB1 levels are higher than in those without the condition.

Researchers Uncover the Mathematics of Brain Waves
Researchers have developed a new mathematical model, which incorporates EEG data and evolutionary game theory, that bridges the gap between waves and random fluctuations in the brain.

Postnatal Depression Could be Linked to Fewer Daylight Hours During Late Pregnancy
A new study reports women who are in their third trimester of pregnancy during months with less day light are at an increased risk of developing postnatal depression.

Widespread Inflammation in Brains of Those with Fibromyalgia
A new study reveals elevated glial activation in the brains of those with fibromyalgia.

Limiting Children’s Screen Time to Less Than 2 Hours a Day Linked to Better Cognition
Researchers say limiting children’s access to screen time to two hours a day, in addition to physical activity and quality sleep, helps to improve cognitive development.

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#mentalhealth #pyschcentral

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paper.li newsletters have also My favourite health related paper.lis and they update themselves.   The list includes >>>

DAILY| European Medical Journal

The Patient Registry  |  Daily News & more on patient registries and their impact on healthcare today

A WEEKLY paper | The Receptive Sound Therapy Daily


The Immunology  | DAILY!

TWICE DAILY!   |   News from Focus on Disability 

DAILY! | Above The Fold in Healthcare is out!

DAILY! | Brainless Blogger News

DAILY!  The Chronic pain  Support from Coach Amber Rose 

Updates every couple of days!  The brain and mental health voice is out! | selection by Valeria Duflot 

Twice Daily! |  Fibromyalgia ME Chronic Pain is out 

TWICE DAILY! | Life Chronic Pain & Autoimmune Systemic Diseases & Dementia® 

TWICE DAILY! | News from UK Care Guide 

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A chance to change the future of personalized health.

Very soon PatientsLikeMe.com will have their own spot on the website where you will have access to the links to their community as well as their news and information.  ~ Carole



#NeuroendocrineCancer  #NETS

RonnyAllan.NET – Community Newsletter Covering August 2018


International Awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancer and associated issues. Supporting and helping NET Patients


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Only 3 weeks to go and we’ll be packing our little cases and boarding the train to London, will you be there?

I can’t believe how time has flown past and the conference is only a few weeks away.  It is really exciting to be involved and helping to collaboratively bring about changes within the world of medical healthcare. 

Helping to close the gap between pharma and patients and increase relations, encourage collaborations and stave off the ideas that patients can be manipulated.

Thanks to eyeforpharma’s regard towards Patients, Patients Included, and giving us a platform to share our patient voices, and our input during roundtables and panel discussions at their pharma conferences we can help pharma improve the products and services they make.  Help improve patient engagement programs / or, PSP’s Patient support programs between pharma and patients in ways that improve service design, product and service quality using collaborative methods and utilising all stakeholders to produce end results.

  • Will patient-centricity win-over pharma in London, how are companies becoming patientcentric, which companies are trying to be patientcentric?

  • Is patient- engagement working for pharma, what isn’t working? It can’t all be perfect!?

  • How is the concept of ‘Patient-engagement’ progressing is it proving to be useful, or does it need to be reassessed as a tool?

Innovation is also hot-topic as new ways of producing things have developed, including the use of AR, VR, AI, 3D printing and robotics to help improve surgical procedures, general medication delivery systems and even new bones and not that long ago even skin tisue, for a few examples.

Also, the different new ways that innovation is assisting clinical research and especially biopharma, health education videos for hospitals and HCP’s, and much more from the world of digital. Will we see some of that in London within the innovation, science and technology sector of the conference?

Of course aside from the World of Medical Affairs is the Impatient Conference and the part of the journey where we really do hope to make a difference.  It really has been designed by patients and the hope is that we can help bring patients and pharma closer together at this Pharma & Patient Co-creation event. 

  • How are pharma increasing patient relations, are they rebulding our trust yet?

  • How will we as patients convince pharma to make the necessary changes required to rebuild their pharma-patient relations?

  • What does pharma believe it should do? Do we as patients agree with pharma? If not, how do we compromise so that solutions can be formed and progression can continue.  Otherwise this time next year we will still be discussing it!

It’s time for pharma to stop ‘saying’ and start ‘doing’, be more proactive and begin to move forwards.

(Opinions are my own)

#pharmanews #eyeforpharma #pharma #tech #EVENTS #ai #digital #patients

Patient Summit Europe
16-17 October 2018, London UK

Europe’s Top Pharma & Patient Co-creation platform to attend in 2018

“If you don’t partner, patient centricity will never become more than just an idea.”

  • 250+ attendees
  • 40+ speakers
  • 15+ case studies
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Including  >> 

The Im-patient Conference which is new, and its bold.

No longer is eyeforpharma HQ in the driving seat, instead it is entirely designed, created and hosted by patients. We believe that in doing so, we will capture the true essence of what patients want – and put them in the driving seat.

Follow this link to see who is attending and register to join us  >>>

#efpPatient Patient Summit Europe

Come and see me take part:  17:00 – 17:40 (Day 2)  17th October >>>
Panel: Candid patient perspectives on the good, the bad and the ugly of service design

Other panelists:
  • Teresa Ferreiro | Patient Advocate
  • Trishna Bharadia | Patient Advocate | eyeforpharma Award Winner
  • Paola Antonini, MD, PhD | AISC Scientific Committee Member, Head of Clinical Research & Training Initiatives | AISC

Moderator:  Paul simms | Chairman| Eyeforpharma

  • How do patients really experience pharma’s services?

  • Can pharma better build trust with patient communities to develop productive collaborations?

  • Innovation is supposedly the ‘silver bullet’, but where do patients really see the opportunity for change?

#efpPatient Patient Summit Europe

Maybe I’ll see you there ~  Carole Sian

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EVENT | eyeforpharma | Marketing and Customer Experience Europe/London 2018 Oct 16-17th

Running alongside the Patient Summit

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  • Embrace digital. Be the future
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    Eliminate fear of innovation by empowering your workforce with the capabilities needed to form lasting HCP relationships
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#Fibromyalgia #fightfibro #Fibro2018 #fibroawareness #shoutitloud #Patients #JustGiving

Fundraising to raise £20,000 for Fibro drop-in centre  |  Rock Off Fibro ~ Fibromyalgia awareness

Quoted from Just Giving page:

“Weʼre raising £20,000 to Help fund the opening of the UKs 1st Fibromyalgia, drop in center to drive our work forward helping those with Fibro , Ptsd , Chronic pain”, Jackie Williams ~ Rock Off Fibro, Fibromyalgia Awareness

Please can you help such a worthy cause, patients are trying to help other patients?!

PLEASE help raise awareness of join us as we launch our double album. fantastic night of     

Special guest appearance by

The Rigger , Newcastle Under Lyme

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#EpilepsyAwareness  #Epilepsy

The Turning the World Purple Foundation  |  Epilepsy | 


We are more than our diagnosis. Epilepsy is NOT who you are.

We are working to smash stigmas associated with Epilepsy through advocacy and education.


Maybe you could help out in some way and get involved 🙂



Connecting You to the Chronic Illness Community

chronicillnessbloggers.com  | 2018/02/07 | new-era-chronic-illness-bloggers



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Something new

In the Chillout Lounge!

“Increase Positive Energy Vibration” Deep Meditation Music, Clear Negative Energy, Healing Music 

By  Meditation and Healing |  8 September 2018


Why not visit Meditation and Healing to see what other tubes they have?  >>>


Every morning and evening I was posting several links to a variety of online newspapers and thought that maybe I could post from here via newsletters, our website/blog,  instead.

This is to ensure that all the news and stories go out to everyone that follows us across the social media platforms that we have profiles/accounts.

There’s a few links to my favourite online newspapers for finding a variety of health related news from other Chronic Illness Bloggers & Warriors, for up to date news about health conditions such as latest research papers or people sharing hints and tips about how they cope day-to-day.

Let us help them by showing our support by sharing the news and stories that they share.

If you publish a health related paper.li or other health news magazine/paper that isn’t listed and you would like it to be, please contact me – Carole Sian at fibroflutters@gmail.com or use the form below and let me know, always happy to help 🙂

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