Annual General Meeting – Guest Speakers Dr Lynette Hodges & Dr Ros Vallings

September 8, 2016  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on Annual General Meeting – Guest Speakers Dr Lynette Hodges & Dr Ros Vallings

The ANZMES Annual General Meeting will be held on

the 26th November 2016

Time: – 1.00pm.

Venue: – Auckland CCS Disability Action, Kauri Room – (Bottom of Drive)
14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland. The centre, which overlooks One Tree Hill, is close to the airport and the Royal Oak Shopping Centre. It has plenty of car parking and is well serviced by local buses. If you have any queries  please telephone Debbie on 09 269634 or 03 4716203

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At 1.30pm our guest speaker Dr Lynette Hodges Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science from Massey University will share about her research into assessing responses to repeated exercise testing in patients with ME/CFS. This is being done along with Professor Warren Tate from the Otago University who is carrying out research in finding a  biomarker for ME/CFS. Other tests being performed are arterial stiffness assessment, blood samples, brief neuropsychological tests, exercise testing lasting for approximately 12 minutes on a cycle ergometer and an exercise recovery questionnaire. 

Our next speaker  Dr Ros Vallings will share the very exciting news coming out in a number of research studies internationally which are confirming with one another definite Biomarkers for ME/CFS.

 

 

WellMe Wellington AGM. Guest Speaker Dr Ros Vallings

July 15, 2016  |  Events  |  Comments Off on WellMe Wellington AGM. Guest Speaker Dr Ros Vallings

WellMe Wellington are holding their AGM on the 6th September 2016.

Dr Ros Vallings will be speaking at 1.20 after the AGM

Venue
Level 1, Anvil House, Wakefield Street, Wellington.

Public transport from all districts nearby and carparking available at Wellington City Council carpark opposite venue.

Refreshments provided.  Gold coin donation/koha.

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Dr Vallings Report on Recent Invest ME Conference in London.

July 14, 2016  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on Dr Vallings Report on Recent Invest ME Conference in London.

Dr Vallings

Dr Vallings will be in Hamilton on Thursday 11th August 2016 at the Methodist Church corner of Bader St and Normandy Ave, Melville, Hamilton. 10.30am to 12.00 mid day.

To register please phone Tracey Larsen on 07 8344745 or email tracey@mswaikato.org.nz

New Zealand Research into ME/CFS Featured in the liME Volume 10 Issue – Journal

June 8, 2016  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on New Zealand Research into ME/CFS Featured in the liME Volume 10 Issue – Journal

Researchers and Health Professionals from New Zealand have featured on page 46 of the latest liME Journal.  Those mentioned are;

Warren P. Tate, Eiren C. Sweetman, Alex J. K. Noble, Christina D. Edgar, Grace Bateman, Angus Mackay, Margaret M. Ryan, Lynette D. Hodges & Rosamund Vallings.

Departments involved.

Department of Biochemistry,

Department of Anatomy, University  of Otago, Dunedin & Brain Health

Research Centre and Brain health New Zealand,

School of Sport and  Exercise, Massey University,  Palmerston North,

& Howick Health and Medical Centre, Auckland.

Please see link below

Invest ME liME Volume 10 Journal

ME Awareness Day the 12th of May – Letter to Parliament

May 6, 2016  |  Events, News, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ME Awareness Day the 12th of May – Letter to Parliament

The 12th of May is ME Day and this is a time when we encourage our members or those who wish to support us, by writing a letter to local Members of Parliament to make them aware of ME/CFS in the community.

If you would like to take part please download the form letter, fill it in by following the procedures below and send in to your local MP. We thank you for your support.

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  • Fill in your name and address
  • Fill in the name of your MP
  • Sign the letter
  • Address the envelope
  • Post the letter, there is no postage needed on letters addressed to MP’s at Parliament Building, Wellington.

v    Address the envelope:

Member of Parliament’s name
Parliament Office
Private Bag 18888
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160

You do not need to affix a postage stamp.

Post the letter.

Your letter will count. It may take time, but there is influence in the number of letters received

Dr Vallings North Island Meetings Scheduled

April 12, 2016  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on Dr Vallings North Island Meetings Scheduled

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Dr Vallings will be holding meetings in regions around the North Island during the months of May, June, August and September.

See contact people for your region below for more details.

6th May – Rotorua – contact Ann Lemon 0800 632 377

25th June – Tauranga – contact Jackie Bassett (07) 811 480

11th Aug – Hamilton – contact Tracey Larsen (07) 834 4745

6th Sept – Wellington – contact Catherine Entwistle (04) 232 4033 

17th Sept – Auckland – Arthritis/FM group – details to be arranged

Check in again, more information to follow.

Seasons Greetings

December 1, 2015  |  Events  |  Comments Off on Seasons Greetings

Happy-Holidays-Blue-Greetings-and-Wishes-Card-Wallpaper-New-Year-Christmas-Wallpaper We Wish You All the Very Best

For Christmas and the New Year!

From

Heather, Debbie and all Committee,

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MEISS (Otago & Southland) AGM

November 17, 2015  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on MEISS (Otago & Southland) AGM

otago006628The MEISS Otago AGM is to be held at Community House 283-301 Moray Place at 1 PM on the 28th of November (Saturday).  Professor Warren Tate is the guest speaker and will lecture on his research on ME/CFS. The AGM is quite short.   Afternoon Tea is provided.  ALL WELCOME! 

 

Whangarei ME Information Service Support Group: Guest Speaker Dr Ros Vallings

November 10, 2015  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on Whangarei ME Information Service Support Group: Guest Speaker Dr Ros Vallings

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Come and hear Dr Ros Vallings (New Zealand Order of Merit). An International expert on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome talking about diagnosis and treatment of Myalgic Encephalopathy / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Friday 4th of December


Cafler Suite at Forum North


10.30 a.m.


Entry $6


plus $4 for transcript if required

All welcome

 

 

 

AGM – ME/CFS Group (Canterbury) Inc. Dr Vallings Speaker

October 5, 2015  |  Events, News  |  Comments Off on AGM – ME/CFS Group (Canterbury) Inc. Dr Vallings Speaker

ME/CFS Group (Canterbury) Inc.
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Wednesday 28th October
Avebury House,
9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue,
Richmond,
Christchurch.

Time: 1.30 – 3.30 pm.

Come along and Meet Special guest speaker Dr Vallings the National Specialist for ME/CFS.

All welcome!