Sally Burch

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Sally Burch is an advocate for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, and a member of the NICE guidelines review panel in the UK, which is due to complete its work in 2020.[1][2]

Sally has been living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis since 2012, and is opposed to the biopsychosocial model of the illness which currently dominates NHS policy and recommends graded exercise therapy (GET) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as primary treatments.[2]

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  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Blog
  • YouTube

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  1. NICE (Oct 28, 2018). "Committee member list | NICE CG53 CFS/ME guidance update". Retrieved Oct 20, 2018. 
  2. 2.02.1 Burch, Sally (May 11, 2018). "Just ME: Trust, in the context of ME". Just ME. Retrieved Oct 28, 2018. 

Graded Exercise Therapy, a gradual increase in exercise or activity, according to a pre-defined plan.<ref name="pace2011a">{{Cite journal

Cognitive behavioral therapy[citation needed]

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

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