Quality of care

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Quality of care for ME/CFS patients is usually poor, due to a combination of factors including discrimination, lack of treatment options, lack of research, and lack of medical education and public understanding.

  • An ME Association survey found that when asked to rate the management of their ME/CFS by their GPs, 16% of British patients said it was mixed, 23% said it was poor, and another 23% said it was dreadful. A further 18% had no contact with their GPs - often because of prior bad experiences.

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