The ME Association website has been named in Parliament as the place to go for information about NHS specialist services in the UK for people with ME/CFS.
The Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, had been asked in a written Parliamentary question how many clinical commissioning group areas provided specialist services for people diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis.
On June 6, she told her questioner – Jamie Reed, MP for Copeland in Cumbria:
“The vast majority of services for people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) are the responsibility of local clinical commissioning groups. The Department does not hold information about the configuration of local services. However, we understand that there a number of clinics that specialise in the treatment of CFS/ME around the country.
“The ME Association has published a list of these services, available at: