Gt Yarmouth & Waveney Briefing Note 08/12/08

A draft service specification has been written taken into account the patient consensus document addressing Treatment and Management.

Briefing Note

Joint HOSC 22/10/08

The Joint Committee were disappointed at the long delay in putting together a Care Pathway for people with ME/CFS. It was agreed that a special meeting would be held in December 2008 so that both Patients/Carers and NHS Representatives could discuss the new Service Specification.

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Joint HOSC 12/08/08

The ME/CFS Service Development Project Group has been set up to redesign the Norfolk and Suffolk ME/CFS Service. NHS Gt Yarmouth & Waveney stated that:
- the service specification had not changed since Dr Mitchell's retirement
- ongoing care is not provided by the service and should be provided by the patients GP
- the new service will be evidence based and reflect the NICE Guidelines

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Suffolk HOSC 13/05/08

Suffolk Health Scrutiny decided to refer the concerns regarding the ME/CFS Service to Norfolk and Suffolk Joint Health Scrutiny Committee.

The Committee noted that there is a great deal of unrest regarding access to the ME/CFS Service.

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