Application for Judicial Review of the NICE guideline on “CFS/ME”

Application for Judicial Review of the NICE guideline on “CFS/ME”

The following notice is being circulated by Stephen Ralph of MEActionUK on behalf of those involved. 

On 24 April, Margaret Williams wrote in

Concerns about the RSM Conference on 28th April 2008 on “CFS”

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/RSM_Conference_April_2008.htm
     
“It will be known by some in the ME community that there is more than one application for Judicial Review of the NICE Guideline currently before the High Court in London. 

“One application for judicial review has been brought by two ME sufferers which is supported by expert evidence from Professor Malcolm Hooper and Dr William Weir. The individuals bringing the case are represented by a premier Public Law firm, Messrs Leigh Day & Co in London.  Leigh Day & Co are leaders in the field of claimant public law and recognised as having particular expertise in the field of health care, being ranked as number one in Chambers’ Directory (the contact being Jamie Beagent)…”

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Notice from Stephen Ralph, 4 June 2008

There is to be an all-day Hearing in the High Court in London on the 17th June.

It is an application for Judicial Review of the NICE guideline on “CFS/ME”.

It is hoped that as many members as possible of the media and public will be able to attend this important hearing.

A press release will follow.

 

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