Results 1–20 of 135 for fibromyalgia

Backbench Business: Recognition of Fibromyalgia as a Disability — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (15 Jan 2019)

Toby Perkins: ...the impact on families were also powerful. We will take the Minister up on her generous offer. Thank you. Question put and agreed to. Resolved, That this House has considered the recognition of fibromyalgia as a disability.

Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia: Diagnosis (15 Jan 2019)

Fibromyalgia: Diagnosis

Disability Support (19 Dec 2018)

Debbie Abrahams: ...the increase and was told that it was correct. Now I have no money for my medication or the aids I need...the impact on me has been increased pain, isolation and anxiety.” Beth has spina bifida, fibromyalgia and anxiety disorder. Dawn moved from one local authority to another and fell foul of the change in circumstances rule. She was put on UC and lost her disability premium of £64 a...

Cannabis (Legalisation and Regulation) (11 Dec 2018)

Norman Lamb: ...of cannabis; and for connected purposes. Over the past few weeks, three of my constituents have, individually, come to see me to discuss cannabis. All three suffer acute continuing pain. One has fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis and IBS. He had been prescribed Fentanyl, which we know is highly addictive and potentially fatal. He stopped taking it out of fear of the consequences. Cannabis offers...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia (2 Nov 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people with fibromyalgia in each of the last five years.

Employment and Support Allowance Underpayments (18 Oct 2018)

Alison Thewliss: A constituent of mine, a young woman with fibromyalgia, had her ESA stopped and was told by the DWP to move over on to universal credit while waiting for a mandatory reconsideration. My understanding is that if she had done so, she would not be able to move back on to ESA even if the mandatory reconsideration was successful. How are people being tracked through this labyrinthine system and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia (17 Oct 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to place fibromyalgia in a distinct medical category of its own to facilitate research.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia (15 Oct 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure the maintenance of funding for research into the field of fibromyalgia syndrome and its symptoms.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia (15 Oct 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will review the clinical guidelines on the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome to ensure clearer treatment pathways for people with that syndrome.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Fibromyalgia (9 Jul 2018)

Lord Roberts of Llandudno: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to progress the diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia.

ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (21 Jun 2018)

Luke Pollard: ...Maya, who got in touch about her sister, who is affected by ME. She says: “Chronic illnesses need far more support and recognition than they get.” Her sister—like Maya herself, who has fibromyalgia— “faced repeated uphill battles to get the help she needs, and that’s even been with health professionals. It’s so little talked about that even doctors and nurses have been...

Civil Liability Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (10 May 2018)

Baroness Berridge: ...and of those there are about 5% where someone has a long-standing chronic condition as a result of the whiplash injury. They might have an early onset of osteoarthritis, a chronic pain condition or fibromyalgia—these are cases that I have seen—which are seriously long-term disabling conditions. It is very important for those people that there is representation, perhaps more in-depth...

Petition - Fibromyalgia as a Disability (25 Apr 2018)

Toby Perkins: I rise to present a petition relating to the recognition of fibromyalgia as a disability, the need for greater research into the causes and treatment of fibromyalgia, and the need for greater awareness of fibromyalgia. The petition was started by my constituents Adrienne and Leann Lakin and has been signed by 1,379 people from across the United Kingdom. The petition should be seen alongside...

Civil Liability Bill [HL] - Second Reading (24 Apr 2018)

Baroness Berridge: ...of claims—perhaps around 5%— leave permanent damage. Long-term effects can range from ongoing twinges, to accelerating the onset of arthritis, to the more complicated but well-recognised fibromyalgia and chronic pain syndromes. The latter will command substantial levels of compensation. Although these will, of course, fall outside the new tariff outlined in the Bill, it is important...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (18 Apr 2018)

Ruth George: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hours of training on Fibromyalgia are included in the syllabus for (a) a medical degree, (b) GP training (c) a nursing degree and (d) a physiotherapy degree.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (28 Feb 2018)

Paul Blomfield: ...balance all the normal challenges of their young lives with the demands of caring for a parent or a sibling, often with acute needs—people such as John, who has been caring for his mother with fibromyalgia from the age of 10, or Phoebe, who has been supporting her father with mental health problems from the age of eight. They have some practical ideas about what the Government could do...

Scottish Parliament: Orkney Ferry Services (22 Feb 2018)

Liam McArthur: ...apologise to those who have been unable to travel on the route during the refit, including my constituent Terri-Jane White, a University of the Highlands and Islands student representative who has fibromyalgia, who asks the legitimate question: “How is a replacement ferry in 2018 not accessible for wheelchair users?”

Personal Independence Payments — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (31 Jan 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: ...function, due to a severe spinal scoliosis, and now has titanium rods running the length of her spine. Kelly was told that her daughter did not qualify. Susan, who has severe osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia, is in constant pain and can barely walk. She was told she did not qualify. On behalf of my constituents, I ask the Minister exactly how disabled and affected by their disabilities...


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