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Watch the Westminster Hall debate on PACE

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A Westminster Hall debate on the PACE trial will take place on Tuesday, 20th Feb., from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Carol Monaghan MP has secured the debate. Watch the Debate or Attend the Debate Follow the debate on Twitter by following @meactnetuk or @MEActNet. The debate will discuss the flawed science behind PACE, and how ...
Volunteers on Radio Scotland

Volunteers on Radio Scotland

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Guest post by Emma Shorter Listen to MEAction volunteers on Radio Scotland! Available as an MP3 (7Mb) or stream via BBC iPlayer (starts at 36.23) On 14th of February 2018, my mum (Janet) and I were on Radio Scotland to discuss #MEAction’s Millions Missing campaign in Scotland. The piece was instigated after the Millions ...

Have you been harmed by PACE? Send a letter.

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Dr. Sarah Myhill has launched a campaign calling on all patients who feel that they have been harmed by the PACE trial to join her in writing to the General Medical Council (GMC), which oversees doctors in the UK. You do not have to be a UK citizen to participate. Dr. Myhill has ...

Urge your MP to Attend Westminster Hall Debate on PACE

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A Westminster Hall debate on the PACE trial has been scheduled for Tuesday, 20th Feb., 11-11:30 a.m. Carol Monaghan MP has secured the debate. Please urge your MP to attend the Westminster Hall debate to learn about the flawed science behind PACE, and how it has affected policy on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis ...

What Did the Parliamentary Unrest Event Achieve?

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Tuesday 24th Oct., 2017 will long be remembered as a significant day for anyone involved in ME politics ...

These Dangerous ME/CFS Exercise And Symptom Denial Trials Must Come To An End

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The most morally generous description I can give to the majority of exercise and symptom-denial medical trials performed on ME/CFS patients is 'torture born from ignorance'. Even if you were to describe the evidence of harm as a result of the treatments explored by these trials as preliminary and often ...
Parliament EDM 271 Urges NICE to Update Guideline on ME

Parliament EDM 271 Urges NICE to Update Guideline on ME

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UPDATE On 20th September, NICE overturned the original proposal and announced it would review its guideline on ME. This is great news but means we need to double our efforts to make sure that the new guideline is robust enough to protect and help people with ME for generations to come ...
#MEACTION REJECTS SMILE TRIAL OF THE LIGHTNING PROCESS FOR CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

#MEACTION REJECTS SMILE TRIAL OF THE LIGHTNING PROCESS FOR CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 21/09/17 CONTACT: press@meaction.net #MEAction Rejects the Findings of the SMILE Trial of The Lightning Process for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Trial Uses Flawed Methodology That Can Lead To False Positives Following the release of the results of the SMILE trial, Ben HsuBorger of ME Action said: "The SMILE trial of the Lightning Process, a ...

Urge your MP to sign EDM 271!

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We need your help for parliament to recognise the strength of feeling about NICE guideline review ...

FITNET trial criticised in Behavioural Sciences journal

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Severe ME patients publish paper questioning central findings of Dutch CBT/GET trial ...
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