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Scottish National Party's Carol Monaghan To Lead Debate On Treatment For ME Patients

Wednesday 21 February 2018

 

From Scottish newspaper The National:

 

Carol Monaghan
Carol Monaghan is campaigning for
constituents living with 'terrible pain'.
(Photograph: Anthony Upton)
 

SNP's Carol Monaghan to lead debate on treatment for ME patients

By Andrew Learmonth
Journalist
20 February 2018
© Copyright 2001-2018

THE [Scottish] Government are to be asked to do more to help ME patients who have spent the last seven years suffering as a result of bad science.

Ever since research into the condition was published by the Lancet medical journal in 2011, people going to their GP and presenting symptoms of ME, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, have been advised to seek psychiatric help or to run it off.

...

But after campaigners went to court to force researchers to release the raw data, that study, known as the PACE trial, has been discredited.

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SNP MP Carol Monaghan is to take the fight to government, with a Westminster Hall debate today.

 

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