#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.
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
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
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.
Help prioritise ME/CFS research by filling in this survey A major UK project is looking for your input. They want to know what research you think should be funded in the future, and the deadline for adding your ideas is fast approaching. Your responses must be in by Monday 5th July 2021. Find out more
Scottish Action Alert! Use your voice to make a difference and respond to this goverment consultation.
In light of this new evidence of exacerbation of ME from Covid-19, #MEAction UK have again written to Matt Hancock and Professor Stephen Powis to make them aware of the risk to people with ME in not being able to access the Covid-19 vaccine as a priority.
Read the first findings from the survey #MEAction UK and #MEAction Scotland are conducting with Action for ME to gather evidence of the impact of Covid-19 on people with ME. Preliminary Report The aim of the survey is to provide data that can be used, along with personal stories, to help our campaign to make
This is an exciting opportunity to set research priorities for ME, and could be the next big step towards improvinging research funding in the UK.
In response to an article on Long Covid last week, the Guardian published a letter from three men – Dr Alistair Miller, Professor Paul Garner and Professor Peter White. This letter spread false information about the efficacy and safety of graded exercise therapy for ME and Long Covid. We are pleased to see that The