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Independent commission on future of NHS call for submissions

Discussion in 'Advocacy Projects and Campaigns' started by NelliePledge, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. NelliePledge

    NelliePledge Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Picked up from social media. Article in the Lancet London School of Economics have this project with an independent commission looking to identify big challenges faced by the NHS. An opportunity to highlight the harm and financial waste of ME being “treated” with ineffective approach and the MUS spreading BPS to lots of other chronic conditions. Richard Horton is on the Panel so a good opportunity to shame him for his own contribution to shoring up PACE.
    https://www.lselancetcommissionnhs.com/
    http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)30574-9/fulltext
     
  2. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    I can't manage a submission myself, but I'd love those who might be able to to put their heads together and write a submission telling the NHS could save money by scrapping the roll out of IAPT/MUS and current CBT/GET based clinics and replace them with good quality guidance for GP's on how to diagnose and support patients with ME, and when and to whom to refer for further testing.
     
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    ScottTriGuy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    That submission may be useful beyond UK borders for same reasons.
     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Amw66 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Perhaps an S4ME submission ?
     
  6. Amw66

    Amw66 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Crossposted with @Sasha
    Given stakeholder role to NICE guideline , it may offer an opportunity to hone arguments and widen awareness?
     
  7. Graham

    Graham Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Perhaps we could use PACE to widen the attack and include MUS by highlighting the weak standards of "proof" required of psychiatrists and psychologists.
     
  8. Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It looks a bit like submitting a case for abolishing gold plated lifts to Mr Trump to me.

    This needs a different angle I think.
    Mr Horton is probably not that well disposed to our community.
     
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