NICE legal challenge: Launch of supporters’ website

NICE CFS/ME Guideline legal challenge supporters’ website for information, updates and appeals for assistance with Judicial Review

A member of the ME internet community has created a website to support the NICE Guidelines court case(s).  This is an unofficial site and not connected to the organisers but for supporters who want to make the hearing a success.

The site can be found at:


For guidance on what a Judicial Review is, what it isn’t, and how it works see:

Judicial Review: Judgement Guidance

Posted 18 June 2008


For a summary of the application hearing which took place in June and a copy of the ME Association’s position regarding the NICE legal challenge see:

Financing a judicial review of the NICE guideline on ME/CFS

Published by the MEA in November 2007

Summary of application hearing, NICE CFS/ME judicial review

Posted 18 June 2008

The case against the NICE guideline on ME/CFS moved to Court 7 in the Royal Courts of Justice on Tuesday 17 June.  Summary of key points made during the proceedings.

Produced by the ME Association


In November AfME (Action for ME) issued a statement on their position regarding the NICE legal challenge see:

Legal action against NICE

21 November 2007

There have been stories in the media about a possible legal challenge to the NICE guidelines. Action for M.E believes this challenge is misguided and will not be supporting it…

Read full statement here 


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