Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome referral for Adults
Chronic Fatigue, ME, exhaustion, myalgic encephalomyelitis
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Criteria Based Access
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) causes persistent fatigue (exhaustion) that affects everyday life and doesn’t go away with sleep or rest. CFS is also known as ME, which stands for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (often referred to as CFS/ME in the NHS) is a serious condition that can cause long-term illness and disability, but many people – particularly children and young people – improve over time.
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Description: This is a Criteria Based Access policy. If the patient demonstrably meets the specific criteria for treatment, the patient can be referred directly to the Bristol Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME Service using the Referral Form available on this website.