From The ME Association.
A highly influential UK campaign group is demanding that a health warning be put on the existing NICE guideline for ME/CFS – to try and stop more patients being damaged by graded exercise.
Some 24 members of the Forward-ME Group – led by founder The Countess of Mar – have signed up to the statement below.
In it, they say:
“As long ago as 2002, the Chief Medical Officer’s Working Group recognised that ‘substantial concerns exist regarding the potential for harm’ in respect of graded exercise, and that patients reports ‘clearly indicate that the York review results do not reflect the full spectrum of patients’ experience.’
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