Written Question on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Training

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Date Title Questioner
27 Mar 2019, 4:35 p.m. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Training Baroness Morgan of Cotes


To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with medical training bodies on ensuring that training programs for doctors, nurses and other health professionals include the most up to date guidance on diagnosis and appropriate treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis.

Answer (Stephen Hammond)

There have been no recent discussions between Departmental Ministers and training bodies for doctors, nurses or other health professionals about myalgic encephalomyelitis.

National Health Service employers are responsible for ensuring staff they employ are trained to the required standards to deliver appropriate treatment for patients.

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