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The Future Clinic launch new series of chronic pain Webinars

future clinic illustration of a brain and connections

The first in a new series of Webinars from The Future Clinic will take you through the challenges and frustrations, as well as moments of enlightenment experienced over the last two decades by a clinical psychologist specialising in chronic pain.

Saturday, 17th August, 2019 10:37am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Islander shows incredible determination to complete grueling race in 44 degree heat

Ian gregory and prostate cancer team - yellow vest

Islander Ian Gregory, who has a number of medical conditions, completed a grueling cycle race in Belgium at the weekend, helping to raise over £250,000 for Prostate Cancer UK.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 8:28am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Donate before Thursday morning to help Isle of Wight Prostate Cancer team win top prize

Ian Gregory and the prostate cancer team

The team that raises the most money wins a prize. Cut off is midday on Thursday 27th June, Ian's team are in second place and need to get back to the top of the leaderboard.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 5:46pm

By Sally Perry

Ian’s 1,000 mile Festival cycle for Prostate Cancer charity

ian gregory and fans at the isle of wight festival

Ian has clocked up another 1,000 miles in his quest to cycle 11,680 miles - one mile for each and every man who will lose his battle with prostate cancer in 2019.

Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 10:15am

By Sally Perry

Groundbreaking Isle of Wight FMS research programme underway for World Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

test tubes in a lab

On World Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, we felt it apt to share the latest update from the Future Clinic's groundbreaking Isle of Wight research programme.

Sunday, 12th May, 2019 9:11am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Fibromyalgia and Lyme Disease research programme begins: Join the crowdfunder

male lab technician looking into microscope

A number of smaller studies, partly funded by individuals, aim to raise awareness and bring with them more funding opportunities for this vital work

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 3:00pm

By Sally Perry

Prostate Cancer cycle champ hit by car

ian gregory holding bike above his head

Ian Gregory has set himself the challenge of cycling 11,680 miles this year in aid of Prostate Cancer. He was knocked off his bike earlier this week during one of his training rides to London and back. Details within.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 2:23pm

By Sally Perry

OnTheWight article sparks €10,000 donation to FMS research programme

Laboratory scene

After seeing OnTheWight's article about the planned FMS/Lyme Disease academic research programme, the owner of ArminLabs in Germany made a personal donation and raised a total of €10,000 for the programme. Details within.

Thursday, 28th February, 2019 11:29am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight to host important Fibromyalgia and Lyme Disease academic research study

Laboratory - Martin Lopez

There are exciting plans for a new research programme on the Isle of Wight that will seek to find out how commonly people with Fibromyalgia are infected with the bacteria which causes Lyme Disease and other certain viruses. A update on the start date, funding and call for healthy subjects within.

Wednesday, 6th February, 2019 3:07pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

‘Recognise Fibromyalgia as a disability’ Petition wins Parliament debate

westminster hall debate

There are many Islanders who live with this chronic condition and will be pleased to hear that a debate on the petition calling for the condition to be recognised as a disability will take place in Parliament next week.

Friday, 11th January, 2019 5:33pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight antidepressant prescriptions rise, but at slower pace to rest of country

radar - depressed woman

General Practitioners have called on the Government to increase the funding for psychotherapist services to rely less on these drugs as more people seek help for mental health problems.

Monday, 17th September, 2018 1:28pm

By Miguel Rodriguez

Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A personal story of this hidden and debilitating condition

ventian mask

It's Fibromyalgia Awareness Week and International Pain Awareness Month, so felt like the right time to share my personal story of living with this hidden, but debilitating and challenging condition. I hope it will raise general awareness and help others come to terms with their own diagnoses.

Sunday, 9th September, 2018 8:27pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments