Day: July 12, 2017

Troubled by NICE guidelines? Three easy ways you can help

When you go to the doctor, you expect treatment to help, not harm you. But the NICE (NHS) guidelines for ME/CFS only recommend two main therapies for ME: Graded Exercise Therapy (GET – which asks you to gradually increase your exercise each week, ignoring any worsening symptoms) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The majority of

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Write to Your MP in 5 Minutes about the ME/CFS NICE Guidelines

  The NHS’ NICE guidelines are badly out of date, and only offer two main treatments: Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. We’ve just heard that NICE, despite being due for a revision this year, are intending not to revise the guidelines after all. This is worrying for all patients who have been harmed

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