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David Tuller comments on the NICE guidelines consultation

Virology blog post by Dr David Tuller, 17 July 2017: Trial by error: the NICE guidelines and more on the CDC Excerpt: … What is obvious, but what NICE appears to overlook, is that the CBT/GET literature is plagued by … Continue reading

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WAMES challenges NICE’s reason not to update the CFS/ME guidelines

WAMES sent our response to the NICE consultation on Monday 24th July 2017. NICE asked: Do you agree with the proposal not to update the guideline? WAMES replied: We believe the NICE Guidance CG53 on CFS/ME omits guidelines on key … 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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Implications of trauma for CFS treatment

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a case definition for conditions of  chronic, disabling physical and mental fatigue which are not fully explained by medical or psychiatric causes (NICE, 2007). There has  been much controversy over both the case definition and … Continue reading

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NICE admits CFS/ME guideline does not meet the need

On June 25th 2014  the Forward ME Group met with Prof Mark Baker, Director of the Centre for Clinical Practice at the  National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). From  the minutes: Professor Mark Baker, NICE 2.1 The Chairman … Continue reading

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CFS/ME NICE guidelines review postponed

At the beginning of January, The ME Association wrote to NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) to ask for clarification on what was happening regarding the expected 2013 review of the NICE guideline on ME/CFS. They replied saying the review … Continue reading

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Question re ME, CFS and WCA in the House of Lords

27 Nov 2012 The Countess of Mar (Crossbench): To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether during work capability assessments Atos Healthcare professionals and Department for Work and Pensions assessors are required to take into account the National Institute for Health and … Continue reading

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