Tag Archives: Dr Nigel Speight

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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GMC removes restrictions from Dr Nigel Speight

Six months after WAMES medical advisor Dr Nigel Speight was told to cease all ME related activity, the GMC has lifted all restrictions. ME Association blog post, 12 October 2016: Dr Nigel Speight – some excellent news from the General … Continue reading

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GMC tells Dr Nigel Speight to withdraw from all ME related activity

It is with regret that WAMES has to announce that the GMC have ordered Dr Nigel Speight to cease all ME related activity, and this includes his role as medical advisor to WAMES. WAMES, in addition to many others, had written to the … Continue reading

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3 more UK doctors join request for independent inquiry into PACE Trial

Dr Charles Shepherd, Dr Nigel Speight, and infectious diseases consultant Dr William Weir have joined 39 other signatories to the open letter to the Lancet which first appeared on Prof Vincent Rancaniello’s ‘Virology’ blog on November 13 2015. The letter was … Continue reading

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ME in children – Specialist lectures on video

Seminar on children and young people with ME/CFS – 2014 On November 12, 2014 the National Association for ME in Sweden organized a seminar on children and young people with ME/CFS. The seminar was conducted in cooperation with RME Stockholm and … Continue reading

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