Tag Archives: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Survey of the experiences of children & young people with ME for NICE

The experiences of children and young people with ME are needed to help create a new guideline for how health professionals in England and Wales diagnose and support them and their family. If you are aged between 9 and 18 … Continue reading

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CBT & GET patient survey – ends 31 Jan 2019

CBT and GET Patient Survey Forward ME has launched a survey, having been asked by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to gather evidence and experiences of Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). NICE … Continue reading

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Guidelines, not tramlines – NICE guidance is not mandatory

NICE director’s blog post, by Mark Baker, 15 Sep 2017:  Guidelines, not tramlines   Professor Mark Baker, director of the centre of guidelines at NICE Mark sets the record straight A recent headline in the Times said ‘Doctors must send obese … Continue reading

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NICE CFS/ME guideline to be updated!

NICE announcement, 201 September 2017: Surveillance report 2017 – Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy): diagnosis and management (2007) NICE guideline CG53 We will plan a full update with a modified scope of the guideline on chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (or … Continue reading

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NICE proposes no change to CFS/ME guideline! WAMES will object!

As a stakeholder in the NICE CFS/ME guideline working group WAMES has received the following letter from NICE: 10/07/2017 Level 1A, City Tower Piccadilly Plaza Manchester M1 4BT Tel: 0300 323 0140     Fax: 0845 003 7784     www.nice.org.uk Dear Colleague RE: NICE … Continue reading

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NICE investigates if there’s a need to update CFS/ME guideline

As a stakeholder WAMES has been informed about NICE plans regarding the 2007 CFS/ME guideline and will be participating fully: I am writing to advise you that NICE has commenced its formal check of the need to update the clinical … Continue reading

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NICE takes a dim view of foreign work on ME/CFS

ME Association news blog post, 24 October 2016: NICE takes a dim view of foreign work on ME/CFS – Robin Ellis Freedom of Information request The main supplier of England’s drugs and treatment guidelines, the National Institute for Health and Clinical … Continue reading

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NICE corrects classification of CFS/ME

From Tymes Trust: Tyme Trust discovered over the parliamentary recess that NICE had listed the CFS/ME Guideline under mental health. We immediately alerted Patron the Countess of Mar, of whose Forward-ME  group we are a member. NICE’s listing could already have … Continue reading

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