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The Library items listed below can be borrowed by members free of charge. For more information, please contact us.


Disclaimer: Please note that while Richmond and Kingston ME Group do not necessarily endorse any alternative medicines or therapies that may be described in these items, we feel it pertinent to show reference to them, for information purposes.

Recent Additions to the Library 

Unrest — the prize-winning DVD of Jennifer Brea’s life with ME; for more details on the film, click here

About ME/CFS

Dr Sarah Myhill, Diagnosis and Treatment of CFS: Mitochondria, Not Hypochondria (2014)

Megan Arroll, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: What You Need To Know About CFS/ME (2014)

Jodi Bassett, Caring for the ME Patient (2011)​ 

Jacob Teitelbaum, From Fatigued to Fantastic (2007)

Verrillo & Gellman, CFS: A Treatment Guide (1997)

Charles Shepherd, Living with ME (1999, 1992)

Martin J Walker, Skewed (2003)

Franklin & Sullivan, ME (1989)

Basant K Puri, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2005)

Anne Macintyre, ME & CFS: A Practical Guide (1991)

Melvin Ramsay, ME & Postviral Fatigue States: The Saga of Royal Free Disease (1988)

Jacqueline Steincamp Overload: Beating ME the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (1989)

Severely Affected

Greg Crowhurst, Care for Someone with Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (2012)

Greg Crowhurst, Caring For ME: A Pocket Book Course for Carers (2018)

Kay Gilderdale, One Last Good Bye (2011)

Natalie Boulton & Josh Biggs, Voices from the Shadows (2011) DVD

Natalie Boulton/Invest in ME, Lost Voices (2008)

Emily Collingridge, Severe ME/CFS: A Guide to Living (2010)

C H Saunders, Understanding Severe ME: Essential Guide For Family and Friends (2018)

Young People

Anastasia Palmer, Dear Stranger (2016)

Rachel Clarke, Falling Through the World: A Journey Through ME/CFS (2012)

Merryn Fergusson, What is Wrong with ME (2012)

Alex Howard, Why ME? (2003)

Lynn Michell, Shattered: Life with ME (2003)

David Bell et al, Parents’ Guide to CFIDS (1999)


The ME Association’s Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Questionnaire, The ME Association Guide to Filling in the Form (2017)

Dr Charles Shepherd, The ME Association, Energy Management

The ME Association, Pacing for people with ME (2013)

The ME Association, Guide to Filling in Your PIP Forms (June 2014)

Shepherd & Chaudhuri (ME Association), ME/CFS/PVFS An Exploration of the Key Clinical Issues (2013)

Disability Rights Handbook, Disability Rights UK, No 44 (2019)

Carruthers & van de Sande, International Consensus Primer for Medical Practitioners (2012)

Carruthers & van de Sande, Overview of the Canadian Consensus Document (2005)

Marshall, Williams & Hooper, What is ME? What is CFS? (2001)

Dr Charles Shepherd (Management File from ME Association), How to Deal with Your Doctor (2013)

Dr Charles Shepherd (Management File from ME Association), Personal Independent Payments (PIP) (2013)

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Carers’ Directory (2012)

Medical Conferences on DVD

Invest in ME Medical Conferences 2013-2008

Talk by Doctor Charles Shepherd, Medical Advisor to the ME Association 2012 (Network MESH, West London)

Colloquium Southampton ME/CFS/FM 2008

MERUK International Conference 2008

MERUK International Conference 2007

Energising Biomedical Research in ME/CFS 2007 (Dr Vance Spence)

Personal Accounts

Michael Mayne (Dean Emeritus of Westminster), A Year Lost and Found (1987)

Rachel Anderson, This Strange New Life (2006)

Endocrine and Thyroid

James Wilson, Adrenal Fatigue (2001, Naturopath)

Martin Budd, Why Am I So Tired? (2000, Naturopath)

Rowan Hillson, Thyroid Disorders (1997)


Dr Carolyn Dean, Miracle of Magnesium (2003)

Amanda Geary, Food and Mood Handbook (2001)

Nicola Peterson, Herbs and Health (1989)

Earl Mindell, Vitamin Bible (1979)

Shirley Trickett, Coping with Candida (1994)

Luc De Schepper, Candida: Diet Against It (1986)

Gillian McKeith, You Are What You Eat (2004)

Cookery Books

Grace Cheetham, The Best Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free and Dairy-Free Recipes (2008)

Erica White, Beat Candida (1999) 


Jon Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living: How to Cope with Stress, Pain and Illness Using Mindfulness Meditation (2012)

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Guided Mindfulness Meditation (Audio CD)

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Mindfulness for Beginners (Audio CD)

Deepak Chopra, Soul of Healing Meditation (Audio CD)

Jin Long Uen, Buddhist Chants and Peace Music (Audio CD)

Glen Harrold, Complete Relaxation (Audio CD)

Glen Harrold, Life Coaching: Positive Thinking (Audio CD)

Glen Harrold, Life Coaching: Positive Motivation (Audio CD)

Glen Harrold, Life Coaching: Enhancing Confidence (Audio CD)

Mark Williams and Danny Penman, Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World  (2011) (Book and CD)


Gina Bailey, The Menopause and ME/CFS (2013)

Novel: Rachel Clarke, Falling Through the World: A Journey Through ME/CFS (2012)

Ian Gibson and Elaine Sherriffs, Science, Politics… and ME: A Health Scandal in Our Generation (2017)

Donna Owens, Yoga, My Bed and ME (2016)


TYMES Trust, Young Hearts, Inspirational Poetry by Children and Young People with ME (2004)

Oxfordshire ME Group for Action, Poetry from the Bed: Life with ME/CFS (2012)

John Andrew Denny, Through The Corridors Of Light (2011)

Jimmy Driver (aka Tony Woodrow), Bush Into Bear (2011)

J K Rowbory, Rainbows In My Eyes (2009)

Neil Philip (ed), Best Loved Poems, illustrated by Isabelle Brent (2014)

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