Joan McParland

Patient Leader

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Patient Leader Hero

Joan helped set up Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland, an all-volunteer charity. Despite being badly affected by ME herself, she has been actively involved in their activities which have included educational conferences and initiatives for doctors and other professionals; raising money for research; awareness-raising; regular support meetings, etc.  — Tom

Joan is an extraordinary advocate for people with ME. Despite being very unwell herself she never ceases to amaze me with her advocacy work. The conferences she organises and speakers she invites as well as the many medical professionals Joan is educating about ME which is so very badly needed. she is an incredible human being.  — Ali

Past Awards Participation

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Health Activist Hero

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards

Nominations

Patient Leader Hero
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