Give every ME/CFS patient somewhere to turn Let down by community health practices, with outdated clinical guidelines, and being disbelieved and stigmatised – there is an urgent need for the 250,000 Australians living with ME/CFS today to have somewhere to turn – and they do so increasingly to Emerge Australia’s Telehealth Service. Since 2019, our
After our friend was diagnosed with severe ME/CFS, a group of us longed to find some meaningful way to help in what felt like a helpless situation. In one of their first posts, our friend asked others to learn about ME/CFS, to raise awareness on social media, and to say hi to the sky for
Give every ME/CFS patient somewhere to turn When it all gets too hard, you need somewhere to turn – fast. For the 250,000 Australians living with ME/CFS today, that lifeline is Emerge Australia’s Telehealth Nurse Service. Since 2019, our dedicated nurses have supported thousands of ME/CFS patients to manage their complex and disabling disease.
Hi, I’m Ruth Newport and I’m shaving my long hair off on World ME/CFS Awareness Day, 12 May, to raise Awareness for ME/CFS and fundraise for Emerge Australia. This disease has been dismissed, ignored and misunderstood for decades. The current Australian RACGP and RACP treatment Guidelines have not been updated in over 20 years and
“I’ve had ME/CFS for 17 years. I had to leave my career as a primary teacher/youth worker 7 years ago but I still feel passionate to help people, especially kids. I know what it’s like to feel unseen and unheard with this illness and after two medical professionals recently asking me ‘What’s ME/CFS?’ I decided
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