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Perceptions of European ME/CFS experts concerning knowledge & understanding of ME/CFS among primary care physicians in Europe

Perceptions of European ME/CFS experts concerning knowledge and understanding of ME/CFS among primary care physicians in Europe: a report from the European ME/CFS Research Network (EUROMENE), by John Cullinan, Derek F H Pheby, Diana Araja, Uldis Berkis, Elenka Brenna, Jean-Dominique de … Continue reading

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A literature review of GP knowledge & understanding of ME/CFS

A literature review of GP knowledge and understanding of ME/CFS: a report from the Socioeconomics Working Group of the European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE), by Derek FH Pheby, Diana Araja, Uldis Berkis, Elenka Brenna, John Cullinan, Jean Dominique de Korwin, … Continue reading

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The Role of the GP in caring for patients with ME/CFS

Cardiff University medical student Emilia Allwright tells us about her research project:    As part of my medical degree, in Spring 2019, I spent 6 weeks looking at ‘The Role of the GP in caring for patients with ME/CFS’. I … Continue reading

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Meeting the educational needs of young ME/CFS patients: role of the treating physician

Meeting the educational needs of young, ME/CFS patients: role of the treating physician, by Faith R. Newton in Front. Pediatr., 02 April 2019 https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2019.00104   Article introduction: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disabling, chronic disease characterized by the … Continue reading

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Understanding the role of the GP in caring for patients with ME/CFS – volunteers needed

Understanding the role of the GP in caring for patients with ME/CFS – volunteers needed   Telephone interviews A 3rd year medical student at Cardiff University would like to interview 10-20 people about their experience with ME/CFS, either as a … Continue reading

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Health care resource use by patients before & after a diagnosis of CFS/ME

Health care resource use by patients before and after a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME): A clinical practice research datalink study, by Simon Collin, Inger Bakken, Irwin Nazareth, Esther Crawley, & Peter D. White in BMC Family Practice. 18 20017 Research abstract: Background: Our … Continue reading

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GPs in Wales struggling to work 5 days a week & ‘stay sane’

Wales online article by Mark Smith, 28 April 2016: GPs in Wales are struggling to work five days a week and ‘stay sane’, says top doctor Dr Rebecca Payne, chair RCGP Wales, says GPs are having to reduce their hours … Continue reading

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GPs are failing patients say doctors’ leader

BBC news article, By Nick Triggle, 3 February 2016: GP pressures: We are failing patients – doctors’ leader Pressures on GPs in England and Wales are so great they feel they are failing patients and potentially providing unsafe care, doctors leaders … Continue reading

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Welsh Government help for struggling GP practices

GP practices facing closure will be offered support packages by the Welsh Government, by Philip Dewey, 18 September 2015 The scheme has been agreed with NHS Wales and the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) Wales. Dr Charlotte Jones, chair of GPC … Continue reading

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More than 90% of GPs think 10-minute consultations are inadequate

Nine out of ten GPs think the ten-minute consultation standard is inadequate for patient care, the BMA’s biggest ever survey of the profession has found. The BMA’s survey of nearly 16,000 grassroots GPs also found that two-thirds of GPs think … Continue reading

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