Graham McPhee

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Graham McPhee was a retired British mathematics school teacher and a patient activist and advocate for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

Graham McPhee conducted a citizen science analysis of the PACE trial alongside Tom Kindlon, Brian Hughes, Adrian Baldwin, Janelle Wiley and others, and he created the MEAnalysis YouTube channel and blog to explain the scientific flaws in the design of the PACE trial, and the surrounding the scientific methodology used in support of the controversial CBT and GET treatments for ME/CFS.[1]

In 2015, Graham made a Freedom of Information request for PACE trial data. The request was refused, but later published after another patient took a similar request to tribunal.[2]

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Graham McPhee passed away in hospital on October 5, 2021.[3][1] During the last year of his life, Graham spent a great deal of time in hospital, and was treated for sepsis.[4] After he passed away, several UK charities posted a tribute to him, describing his advocacy for ME/CFS patients, and his character.[4]

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