Aberdeen & District Fibromyalgia Support Group are holding an awareness event as part of International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on Tuesday 12th May 2015.
Clair Macpherson, Group Secretary tells us:"Today people from all over the world will be spreading awareness for fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions. Why not take some time to find out a little more about this debilitating condition as well as supporting your local support group
We will have information booklets/leaflets to handoutas well as group members who can help answer any of your questions
We hope to see you atAberdeen Community Health and Care Village, 50 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5HY from 10am to 3pm
FMA UK had an information stall at the recent BSR Conference which was held in Manchester this year. The BSR conference is an opportunity to speak with rheumatologists and distribute literature and information. Pam Stewart, chairperson, FMA UK manned the stall along with a few members of local support groups.
Jo recently did a sky dive in aid of FMA UK. Pam Stewart says
"We are so proud of Jo for taking on this challenge and raising much needed funds and raising awareness of fibromyalgia."
FibroAwareness Support Group (Dulwich) are organising a Conference & Family Fun Day to raise awareness of fibromyalgia. The event takes place on Saturday 9th May 2015 at Kingswood House, Seeley Drive, West Dulwich SE21 8QR. Entry is free, however, there is a limited seats available for the Conference. The Conference with Speakers is from 12.00-1.30pm followed by Family Fun Day from 2.00-5.00pm
Patrick Clayton is taking part in the London Marathon this weekend so look out for the FMA UK logo. Also taking part is Phil Plant (the husband of one of our support group leaders). If you are in London please give them plenty of encouragement. Good luck to both of you