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Carers Of Children With ME In The UK 'Accused Of Fabrication'

Wednesday 28 June 2017


From the BBC:


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or ME, affects
about 25,000 children in the UK
(Photo: Science Photo Library)


Carers of children with ME 'accused of fabrication'

27 June 2017
Copyright © 2017 BBC.

A "significant number" of those caring for children with ME have been accused of fabricating their child's illness, a survey has found.

The charity Action for ME said a safeguarding referral to a child protection team had been made against one in five respondents.

Its chief executive said children and their carers faced the "double whammy" of an ME diagnosis and not being believed about their condition.


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