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ME Association Statement re: NICE ME/CFS Guideline Review and Committee Appointments | 09 November 2018

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    ME Association Statement re: NICE ME/CFS Guideline Review and Committee Appointments | 09 November 2018

    Dr Charles Shepherd, Hon. Medical Adviser, ME Association.

    The ME Association has always been very clear on the position we take on the current (2007) NICE clinical guideline.

    We believe that many of the key recommendations are unfit for purpose – especially those regarding the use of CBT and GET for everyone with mild or moderate ME/CFS.

    We have played a key role in persuading NICE that a new guideline is required. The new guideline must recognise that ME/CFS is a serious multisystem disease and not a psychological illness.

    We are also actively involved as a stakeholder in all the work that has been taking place this year in planning the scope of the new NICE guideline...
     
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