Lack of agreement forces NICE to pause publication of ME/CFS guidelineBMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2046 (Published 17 August 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2046
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has paused the planned publication of its updated guideline on the diagnosis and management of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) to allow it to deal with concerns raised by professionals ahead of its publication.
In a statement issued on 17 August 2021, the day the guideline was expected to be published, NICE said, “Because of issues raised during the pre-publication period with the final guideline, we need to take time to consider …