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Telemedicine offers hope to ME sufferers

Ta çhell-vedshin çhebbal jerkallys dauesyn as syndroym beayn-skeeys jannoo orroo

Gymmydey çhell-vedshin dy chur coyrle ynsit dauseyn as syndroym beayn-skeeys jannoo orroo, oddagh eh çhebbal jerkallys daue.

Ta tree cheead doghanagh ayns yn Ellan.

Va'n faaue shoh jeant sy Chiare as Feed y laa jea, liorish y Fer-Lhee Alex Allison. Cochoyrle currit er-linney liorish fir-lhee er-lheh sy Reeriaght Unnaneyssit, oddagh ee lowal da doghanee shaghney jurnaa jeeigeyragh son doghanee, dooyrt eshyn.

Kate Beecroft, Shirveishagh Slaynt as Kiarail y Theay, dooyrt ee dy ragh y faaue er co-smooinaghtyn son y traa ry-heet - cho leah as vees raad-kiarail coardit dauesyn lesh beayn-skeeys.

Ghow Bnr Beecroft rish nagh vel argid ayn son lhiasaghey shirveishyn beayn-skeeys ec y traa t'ayn - agh dooyrt ee rish y Chiare as Feed dy beagh çhell-vedshin ny aght fondagh dy chooney lesh doghanee.

Telemedicine offers hope to ME sufferers

Providing expert advice to ME patients using telemedicine techniques could offer hope to 300 sufferers in the Island.

The suggestion was made in the House of Keys yesterday by Ramsey MHK and GP, Dr Alex Allison - who said consultations carried out remotely with specialsts in the UK would spare those with the condition an exhausting journey off-Island.

Health and Social Care Minister Kate Beecroft said the idea would be considered for the future - once a care pathway is agreed for those with ME or chronic fatigue symdrome.

Mrs Beecroft admitted there's currently no funding for developing ME services - but told the Keys telemedicine could be an effective way to help patients.

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