Two parliamentary meetings on ME/CFS | 20 January 2015

On Tuesday morning the All Party Parliamentary Group on ME will be discussing medical education on ME/CFS at the House of Commons.

On Tuesday afternoon at the House of Lords, the Forward ME Group, chaired by the Countess of Mar, will be discussing BACME and NICE guideline issues with Dr Alastair Miller from BACME (the British Association for CFS and ME) – as well as DWP benefit issues, including the change of contract for carrying out medical assessments from Atos to Maximus:

www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/18/after-hated-atos-quits-will-maximus-make-work-assessments-less-arduous?CMP=twt_gu

We will also be discussing the latest analysis of PACE trial data in The Lancet at both meetings.

Dr Charles Shepherd
Medical Adviser, The ME Association

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