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Guidelines and Recommendations

Our contributions to guidelines and recommendations, and involvement in review processes

2023

Scottish Government

We met with the senior policy manager for neurological conditions in the Scottish Government, to discuss physiotherapy management for ME/CFS. We look forward to working together in the future.

DHSC Delivery Plan survey

An interim cross-government delivery plan on "myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)" was published by the Department for Health & Social Care.

As well as being part of two of the working groups, we provided our comments and recommendations via their online survey

Natalie is part of a team working on "A Scoping Review of ‘Pacing’ for Management of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): Lessons Learned for the Long COVID Pandemic"

Clinical advisor to pacing trial

Natalie is acting as a clinical advisor to a trial looking at using wearable technology to help people with Long Covid pace. Data collection currently in process - more details to follow

2021

Physios for ME were stakeholders for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) update of guidelines for ME/CFS. 

2020

Nikki was a contributor to the World Physiotherapy briefing paper on "Rehabilitation and the Vital Role of the Physiotherapist" in response to Covid 

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