#MEAction UK will be sending a representative to the NICE roundtable discussion on the final ME/CFS guideline, and have had a pre-meeting with NICE to raise our concerns about the delay to publication.
#MEAction is proud to be a founding member of the World ME Alliance, a coalition of national ME/CFS organisations, which announces today a major name change and rebrand from the International Alliance for ME. To modernise and promote its unique role, the World ME Alliance is launching a new website, with a new name, logo,
NICE announced today that it will hold a roundtable in September as the next step in the publication of the ME/CFS guideline. The roundtable will include representatives from patient organisations and charities, relevant professional societies, NHS England and NHS Improvement, NICE and the guideline committee. It aims to, “better understand the issues raised and determine
Together with six other organizations, we have submitted a proposal to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) to add myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) to the neurological chapter of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM). Today, ME/CFS does not exist in the US ICD-10-CM. Instead, most US doctors assign the code for chronic fatigue
Do you ever wonder where your money goes when donating to your favorite charity? We certainly do! Why? Because we want to make sure that every gift we receive generates the greatest impact in our collective fight for research, medical education, and public recognition of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. This is why we wanted to
As part of the coalition Forward-ME, MEAction UK is pleased to share below, the latest statement from the group regarding this week’s pause by NICE of new Guideline publication. ME CHARITIES BAFFLED BY DELAY TO NICE GUIDELINE Statement on the delay to publication of the NICE Guidelines on diagnosis and management of ME On Behalf
We call on the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to publish the finalised ME/CFS guideline in its current form. Sign the petition On 18th August 2021, NICE were due to publish their newly developed ME/CFS guideline. It would have transformed the care people with ME receive in the UK and abroad. But
#MEAction is excited to share new pieces of work from the Writing From Our ME Lives writing group. Click on the buttons below to view their writing! Hope you enjoy their work. If you are interested in joining the next Writing From Our ME Lives meeting, they meet on every Thursday at 11am PST. Check
There is widespread anger in the ME community today as NICE announced that it will not be publishing their finalised guideline on ME/CFS after pressure from sections of the medical establishment. At #MEAction UK, we are furious that NICE have capitulated to vested interests of those who support graded exercise therapy instead of defending their
On Tuesday 24th August at 5pm, we’re holding a community Q&A, and will be joined by two of the NICE committee members, who have spent almost 3 years working on the new ME/CFS guideline.