Dr Charles Shepherd comments on the decision in England and Scotland to produce a new guideline on Post/Long-Covid Management.
NICE has confirmed that the Chronic Pain Guideline and recommendations do not apply to people with a diagnosis of ME/CFS.
Dr Shepherd answers a question about the pneumonia vaccine and provides the information you need to make an informed decision.
The information in this new guide should be of help to people when managing post-Covid fatigue syndrome and post-Covid ME/CFS.
We will shortly be updating our free leaflet on the Flu Vaccine and M.E. But we hope this information proves helpful in the meantime.
Charlie Russell, 27, is one of an estimated 600,000 people with post-Covid illness, a condition that may give an insight into ME – with Dr Charles Shepherd.
Carol Monaghan has tabled an Early Day Motion that we would like you to encourage your own MPs to support. A template email is included for you to use.
The ME Biobank team with Dr William Weir are hoping to conduct research into Post-Covid and ME/CFS. Please register your interest in taking part.
Paul Garner continues his BMJ Blog, explaining his experiences with Long-Covid and calls for appropriate guidance and support.
This letter is now available for anyone to download and share to help raise awareness of Post-Covid management and the similarities with M.E.
The responses from Chris Whitty at the Department of Health and Social Care and Stephen Powis at NHS England to ME Association concerns, were very disappointing.
“The NHS is urging people to exercise at a time when many, just like people with post-viral ME, need to rest, recuperate and pace themselves,” Countess of Mar.
It is an authoritative publication representing the most comprehensive, evidence-based summary currently available.
The serious concerns expressed by the MEA about the Covid recovery guideline resulted in a reply from NHS England and an article in The Times newspaper.
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In response to a letter from Drs. Shepherd and Weir, NICE produced a statement about graded exercise therapy for Post-Covid management.
Dr Anthony Fauci from the NIH in America, made an important statement about Post-Covid Syndrome and ME/CFS.
New Statesman: For #LongCovid sufferers – around 5 per cent of those who catch the disease – debilitating symptoms drag on interminably.
The Express: Coronavirus sufferers may be experiencing a “post-Covid syndrome” according to expert Dr Charles Shepherd.
The uncertainty surrounding recovery from Covid-19 is something that we hope is being discussed within the NHS and Government, but pacing and self-management remain the only options for many people.