Jessica Bavinton

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Jessica Bavinton is a physiotherapist specialising in chronic fatigue management. She works both for the NHS and privately.[1] She also provides training for the NHS on the use of Graded exercise therapy in a clinical setting.[2]

Jessica Bavinton was a member of the CFS/ME guideline development group which developed the NICE guidelines for treating ME/CFS in the UK.[3] She was also an author of the controversial 2011 PACE trial paper published in The Lancet. She was one of the physiotherapists supervising GET for patients participating in the trial,[4] as well as the primary author of the PACE Trial Graded Exercise Therapy manual.[5]

Her company Vitality 360 Ltd provides back to work and rehabilitation for insurance companies based on the NICE guidelines and PACE trial.[6] The company is now led by Beverly Knops, but Jessica remains a director, and Dr Gerald Coakley works closely with them and refers people to them. Beverly Knops and Dr Gerald Coakley have published a book together [].

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Jessica Bavinton has one total current appointment. She is a director of and the sole shareholder of Vitality 360 Ltd . It was incorporated as a company on 9 November 2011 after the publication of the PACE trial on 5 March 2011.

Vitality 360 Ltd states "We provide effective evidence-based rehabilitation delivered by leading fatigue and pain specialists. We are all experienced in supporting people with CFS/ME, fatigue, fibromyalgia and chronic pain. We can provide physiotherapy, occupational therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Graded Exercise Therapy (GET), specialist dietetics and psychotherapy."

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