Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a severe, complex, acquired illness with numerous symptoms related mainly to the dysfunction of the brain, gastro-intestinal, immune, endocrine and cardiac systems. ME has been classified as a neurological disorder in the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases since 1969 (ICD 10 G93.3).
support group enquiries
Please note that the phone number of Murwillimbah (Tweed Shire) support group printed on the Society Me & You journal was 07 66791217, should be 02 66791217.
As per usual when you ring the office and ask for information about contacting your closest support group etc please give your details to the staff and they will be able to forward ME/CFS/FM information to you and quickly send your contact details to the closest group so you can be assisted.
May we take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful year and we look forward to your next call for assistance or just when you need to say hello to someone who understands and cares.
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The ME/CFS Society of NSW Inc. is a Registered Charity that aims to provide information and support to all who are affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis ("ME") also called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ("CFS") and any related illnesses, to promote accurate awareness of ME/CFS within medical and scientific communities and the wider public, and to support research into the treatment of ME/CFS.
M E CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME SOCIETY OF NSW INCORPORATED
Phone: (02) 80067448
PO Box 5403, West Chatswood NSW 1515 ABN: 28 688 072 304