Graded exercise therapy should no longer be offered for the treatment of ME/CFS, says NICE in its draft clinical guidelines.
The NICE stakeholder consultation process begins today. You can take part and help produce the new clinical guideline on ME/CFS…
The new NICE guideline has removed graded exercise as a recommended management option…
Please invite your MP to the next APPG on ME meeting. We’re discussing diagnosis, management and the new NICE clinical guideline on ME/CFS.
“We do know long Covid does not stop at the Scottish border. We need specialist clinics to get diagnostics in place and see if and how we can treat people.” Dr Charles Shepherd.
Ian Lazonby was a vet and a lawyer before glandular fever as an adult led to M.E. He talks about his experience with the condition, how he has recovered to an extent, and has accepted M.E.
The ME Association has given a cautious welcome to the BACME position statement, but still has a number of concerns and questions.
New medical education initiative launched in Scotland by collaboration of charities including the ME Association and the CMRC Medical Education Group.
Dr Charles Shepherd wrote a piece for The Virginia Waters Magazine where he shared his insights into Post-Long Covid-19.
In an announcement that was delayed due to the pandemic, Scotland has now issued a cautionary notice on the use of GET in ME/CFS.
The ME Association appeared in several media publications at the weekend sharing opinion about Long-Covid and the proposed new specialist clinics.
In this statement we explain why we have been working to help people with Post/Long Covid and how these syndromes overlap with ME/CFS.
Dr Charles Shepherd comments on the decision in England and Scotland to produce a new guideline on Post/Long-Covid Management.
The information in this new guide should be of help to people when managing post-Covid fatigue syndrome and post-Covid ME/CFS.
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.
Paul Garner continues his BMJ Blog, explaining his experiences with Long-Covid and calls for appropriate guidance and support.
Having a consultant physician as part of a ME/CFS clinical team is essential. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the best NHS services in the country.
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.