Diagnosis, Care and Management of ME
This seminar has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
The event will screen the award-winning film Unrest, which will be followed by a Q&A with an expert panel discussing topics including: ME symptoms, the latest developments in the research and management of ME, and understanding how to provide effective care and management advice. The session will also cover paediatric management and care.
This medical education event is aimed at all audiences, in particularly at health consultants, junior doctors, GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Please note that this event is now CPD approved.
- Caroline Kingdon: trained as a State Registered nurse at Guy’s Hospital, later specialising in hospice care before working as a nurse practitioner in a city GP practice with an ethnically diverse population. She joined the CureME team in 2013, where she was responsible for the recruitment of participants to the UK ME/CFS Biobank and now coordinate applications for the use of their samples and data.
- Dr David Tuller: is a senior fellow in public health and journalism at UC Berkeley’s Center for Global Public Health. Since 2015, he has been investigating scientific, methodological and ethical problems with variously known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, ME/CFS or CFS/ME.
Dr Nigel Speight: developed special interests in Child Protection, Childhood Asthma, Food Allergy, ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), ADHD and Emotional/Psychological problems in childhood. He built up a heavy case load of circa 500 cases each of ADHD and ME/CFS. Dr Speight has performed research in most of these areas and has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally on these subjects.
- Dr William a consultant physician. Previously he was a NHS Consultant Physician at the Royal Free Hospital, specialising in was infectious and tropical diseases and also an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians for the Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He was a member of the Chief Medical Officer’s (of England and Wales) Working Group. He continued his clinical and academic interest in ME/CFS and a substantial proportion of his present practice comprises patients with this condition. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and of Edinburgh. He is currently an appointed member of the newly constituted UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guideline Development Group for ME/CFS.
The event is organised in collaboration with #MEAction UK.