Home   News   Article

Support group expands to Bourne




The Bourne Fibromyalgia Support Group. By Lee Hellwing.
The Bourne Fibromyalgia Support Group. By Lee Hellwing.

Fibromyalgia sufferers in Bourne are being given the chance to share their experiences and coping mechanisms.

A new Fibromyalgia Support Group launched in Bourne last week and takes place at Wake House every third Monday of the month.

Although the group already holds sessions in Stamford and Spalding it has been brought to Bourne by its organiser Christine Johnson, after she noticed that there was no groups for fibromyalgia sufferers in the area.

The first session took place last week and Christine said it was a great success.

She said: “I had about 16 people there and for a little place like Bourne that is really good. People found it informative. I had a lot of positive feedback.”

She added that she was surprised that so many people turned up as Bourne is quite a small town compared to Spalding and this proves there is a demand for the group.

A Facebook page has been set up for the group which Christine said has become a useful tool for those that are unable to attend sessions.

“It is useful. Some people say it is their lifeline. Without that, they do not know what they would do,” she said.

“A lot of people have said they are so grateful that I have set that up.”

The group’s Facebook page can be found by visiting www.facebook.com and searching for Stamford /Spalding/Corby/Bourne fibromyalgia support group.

The sessions run between 11am and 1pm and the cost is £2.



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More