Tag Archives: PACE trial

GMC told to tell Dr Myhill reason for not investigating PACE complaint

Dr Myhill blog post, 1 Oct 2019: My Complaint to the GMC about the PACE authors   1 OCTOBER 2019 – UPDATE – ICO SLAPS DECISION NOTICE ON GMC! You can download the full Signed Decision Notice here – ICO Full … Continue reading

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Dialogues for a neglected illness – a new project

Dialogues for a neglected illness project   Dialogues for a neglected illness is a new project supported by an award from the Wellcome Public Engagement Fund 2018-2021.   It will consist of a website with a series of short videos … Continue reading

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Assessment of the scientific rigour of randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy & graded exercise therapy for patients with ME/CFS: a systematic review

Assessment of the scientific rigour of randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy and graded exercise therapy for patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: A systematic review, by SA Ahmed, JC Mewes, HJM Vrijhoef in Journal of Health … Continue reading

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Sharpe, Goldsmith & Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings

Response: Sharpe, Goldsmith and Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings, by Carolyn E Wilshire, Tom Kindlon in BMC Psychology 2019 7:19 [Published: 26 March 2019] Abstract: In a recent paper, we argued that the conclusions of the … Continue reading

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Responses in BMJ to Prof Sharpe on PACE trial

 Pressure grows on Lancet to review “flawed” PACE trial On 22 August Ingrid Torjesen  wrote a news item in the British Medical Journal about an article in the Times which highlighted the call to review the results of the PACE trial into … Continue reading

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Trial By Error: Professor Edwards’ letter to MRC’s Fiona Watt

Virology blog post, by David Tuller, DrPH, 28 August 2018: Trial By Error: Professor Edwards’ Letter to MRC’s Fiona Watt Jonathan Edwards, an emeritus professor of medicine at University College London, recently sent a letter to Professor Fiona Watt, executive … Continue reading

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AfME apologises for its role in the PACE trial & clarifies its change of position

Action for M.E. statement on: The PACE trial and behavioural treatments for M.E. On 29th August 2018 Action for ME published a statement explaining the charity’s role in the PACE trial and apologising for their role in contributing to the … Continue reading

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MRC supports the PACE trial & promotes data sharing

MRC supports the PACE trial & promotes data sharing On 27th August 2018 the Medical Research Council (MRC) responded to the online article in the  Times, which reported the call for a review of the PACE trial. The following day … Continue reading

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The Times: Call for review of ‘flawed’ ME research in Lancet letter

Times online article, by Tom Whipple, 21 August 2018: Call for review of ‘flawed’ ME research in Lancet letter More than a hundred academics have joined ten MPs and scores of patient groups from around the world to sign an … Continue reading

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Lancet continues to ignore request to reassess the reported PACE findings

Virology Blog post, 13 August, 2018: Trial By Error: Open Letter to The Lancet, version 3.0, by David Tuller, DrPH Two months ago, Professor Racaniello sent Lancet editor Richard Horton an open letter about the indisputable methodological and ethical failings of the PACE trial. This … Continue reading

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