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North East meetings update

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North East meetings will start again on 19th February at 12.30 instead of 1.30. Meetings will take place every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Meetings take place at: Walkergate Park, Centre for Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4QD

Version 2.2 Flyer for social media and website advert (ETHICS PROJECT ID 112) 21-01-19 Could you help with an important new research study about Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) or a related condition*? • Have you had GBS or a related* condition at any time in the past? • Do you live in the UK or Ireland? […] Read More

Glennys Sanders House grand opening

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Please join us on the 26th January 2019 for the opening of our new office,  Glennys Sanders House, Pride Parkway, Sleaford, NG34 8GL Tea and coffee 9.30 and building tours Grand Opening 10.15/10.30 (No fixed time) Members meeting to follow before a 12.00 departure No lunch or accommodation provided, however there will be tea, coffee, […] Read More

Statement from a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) spokesperson: Every year, more than eight million doses of flu vaccine are administered across the UK to those aged 65 years and over, with millions more given to healthy younger people and those at higher risk of flu. As Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) can occur naturally […] Read More

Flu jab 2018

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It’s that time of year again, the cold weather approaches and cold and flu season starts again. If you’re looking for advice on flu jabs, here’s an article from the Express which should clear your concerns: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1039179/Flu-jab-2018-does-the-flu-jab-make-you-ill-what-are-side-effects-flu-jab-symptoms

Get involved with the making of a GBS documentary

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We have the opportunity to be involved with a BAFTA nominated documentary maker who is interested in giving people with GBS a voice, and letting a wider audience know about the affliction. If you live in England or Wales and would like to get involved, please let us know. To whom it may concern, Thanks […] Read More

Don’t Gamble When You Travel

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  If money and circumstance allows, summer sees many people packing up and shipping out for a week or two of relaxation and a bit of exploring. Most will take out holiday insurance, but some consider this to be an unnecessary extra expense that they don’t really need. If you think you cant afford to […] Read More

Know Your Food Hygiene and BBQ Safely

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  Cases of food poisoning almost double during the summer, and research shows that the undercooking of raw meat and the contamination of bacteria onto the food we eat are among the main reasons. Follow this simple advice from the Food Standards Agency to keep your family safe this summer. Pre-cook – Cook all chicken […] Read More

‘gain2gether’ meetings in 2018/19

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If you would like to organise a gain2gether in an area not listed below, please contact us with a proposed date and venue. Coming up in 2018 and 2019   Lancashire & Cumbria Our 2018 dates are 15th September and 8th December Our 2019 dates are 9th March, 15th June (AGM), 14th September and 7th […] Read More