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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Medical Treatments

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 231933, tabled on 13 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with NICE on bringing forward the release of the revised NICE guidelines on ME, due to be published in October 2020.

Answered on

21 March 2019

The Department has had no such discussions. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is an independent body and responsible for developing its guidelines in accordance with its published methods and processes. NICE expects to publish its final updated guideline in October 2020 with a consultation on draft guidance starting in April 2020.

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