Judicial Review – newspaper coverage

February 12, 2009

Newspaper coverage so far of the legal challenge to the NICE Guideline on ME/CFS appears below:

ME charity back NICE Guideline

Clinical Services Journal

A former violinist for the Scottish Philharmonic Orchestra launched a High Court battle yesterday to change the "perverse and irrational" guidance given to doctors who treat ME sufferers.

The Herald, Glasgow – February 12

Insurers are set to come under fire at a High Court case today (12 February) over their treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome suffers, who are often unsuccessful in claiming on their insurance policies.

FT Adviser (Financial Times)  – February 12

A Norwich man's landmark battle for better medical treatment started in the High Court today. (The MEA has a new information leaflet covering insurance disputes that will be available shortly in the February issue of our quarterly ME Essential magazine).

Eastern Daily Press – February 11

Two ME sufferers, including one from Norfolk, have launched a High Court battle over the “perverse and irrational” guidance they say has been issued to doctors for the treatment of their condition.

Fenland Citizen – February 11


SOUTH Tyneside sufferers of a debilitating condition hope a legal challenge will lead to the re-writing of guidance on their treatment.

The Shield Gazette – February 10

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