While these very serious and concerning issues have had people raging in front-line NHS services a very different NHS-funded project has been quietly proceeding without the critical scutiny it should have in a time of austerity. After decades of research and millions of pounds spent the ME / CFS "movement" still can't decide whether they have the right name for the disease they have been researching. (see "Name Change Committee" report link below)
|Quackery in the NHS ?|
Still deciding on a name after 30 years of NHS expenditure ? We think that ME / CFS spending should be stopped immediately, the current ME patients advised by their GPs only, and a public inquiry into the total expenditure on people and facilities used to be started immediately.
The "Name Change Committee" Reports on progress - Still working on a name !
The ME / CFS wasteful controversy in times of austerity
The ME Story - From Royal Free Disease to Name Change Committee
NHS in Crisis
Havering gets controversial National ME Centre - why ?
"Treatment options" for ME/ CFS