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Better services needed for “ME”

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7164.966b (Published 10 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:966
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Everyone in the United Kingdom with the chronic fatigue syndrome (sometimes referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis or “ME”) should have access to a doctor who can diagnose and manage the condition, according to a report from the National Task Force on the condition.

    It is estimated that 172000 to 1500000 people in the United Kingdom have the condition …

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