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Online talk: ME/CFS and long Covid in children & young people with Dr Nigel Speight, 24 Sep 2020

Sheffield ME & FM Group: Online talk: ME/cfs in children and young people – Dr Nigel Speight   This talk is especially relevant to families supporting young people and those not getting the support they need from schools and services. It will … Continue reading

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Video: Hospital Admissions: issues and alternatives for severely ill ME/CFS patients

Dialogues ME-CFS video: Hospital Admissions: issues and alternatives for severely ill ME/CFS patients.   A new 16 minute video has been published in the Severe ME series on the Dialogues ME-CFS website   Contributers include: Dr Nigel Speight, Dr  Luis … Continue reading

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Severe ME in children

Severe ME in children, by Nigel Speight in Healthcare Vol 8, #3 p 211, July 14, 2020 [This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS]   Guideline abstract  current problem regarding Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is the large … Continue reading

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APPG on ME – virtual meeting 16 June 2020 – focus on young people

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ME meeting Tuesday 16th June 2020   A virtual meeting of the APPG will take place on Tuesday 16th June 10am and will discuss issues relating to young people with ME, including diagnosis, medical … Continue reading

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Social Services can threaten families of children with Chronic Fatigue (ME)

Online blog Broadly highlights the fact that one in five children with ME are investigated by social services, with some even being forcibly placed in a hospital or foster homes, with destructive effects on their health. Social services can threaten … Continue reading

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Videos: Prof Peter Rowe & Dr Nigel Speight, discuss paediatric ME/CFS

Paediatric ME/CFS (from Voices from shadows website)  Two world renown ME/CFS paediatricians, Prof Peter Rowe and Dr Nigel Speight, discuss paediatric ME/CFS diagnosis and management in two short videos for medical professionals, following publication of the comprehensive manual Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … Continue reading

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CBT & GET – an offer you can’t refuse

mrspoonseeker blog post, 28 January 2018: An offer you can’t refuse In the previous post about the NICE Guidelines revision, it was reported that Prof Mark Baker of NICE had raised the issue of the right of patients to refuse … Continue reading

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Guidelines for children with ME now available to download

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: a primer, 2017 Edition This primer was compiled and published in June 2017 by the International Writing Group for Pediatric ME/CFS. It was originally published as a review article based in Frontiers in … Continue reading

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The case against Dr Speight has been dropped!

Congratulations to Dr Nigel Speight.  The General Medical Council have closed the case against him with no action taken! He says: Naturally I am delighted. Thanks you for all your generous support in the form of testimonials, it was like … Continue reading

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ME/CFS diagnosis & management in young people: a primer

Review article: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: a Primer, by Peter C. Rowe,  Rosemary A. Underhill,  Kenneth J. Friedman,  Alan Gurwitt,  Marvin S. Medow,  Malcolm S. Schwartz,  Nigel Speight,  Julian M. Stewart,  Rosamund Vallings and  Katherine S. … Continue reading

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