ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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 The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome service (ME/CFS) is a specialist service. The service provides assessment and advice on ME/CFS management strategies.  The service is available to adults and children.  The ME/CFS service team consists of a wide range of skilled staff.  This skilled team includes:  

  • Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Assistant Psychologists
  • Specialist Occupational Therapists 
  • Rehabilitation staff 

Our administrative team work from Grantham and District Hospital.  However, our clinical staff are part of the Community teams. 

More NHS information and details of local support groups are available from ME/CFS .  Similarly, advice, support and up to date research can be found on ME Association(MEA)  and Action for M.E.       

  • The ME/CFS service is available to all adults and children. 
  • Referral for assessment can be made by professionals from both primary and secondary care health service. 
  • All referrals must have been already medically screened for differential diagnosis. 
  • The referrer assumes that the person fulfils the criteria for ME/CFS in line with current NICE guidelines on ME/CFS.  
  • The service provides assessment and advice on ME/CFS management strategies

The aim of the ME/CFS service is to:

  • Offer specialist assessment to all adults and children
  • Support service users to improve their health
  • Teach adaptive coping strategies for effective management of ME/CFS 
  • Take a patient centred approach to care
  • Work collaboratively with other health care professionals and services  
  • Offer advice, education and support to carers, employers and education authorities on ME/CFS

The community team provides:

  • Individual assessments and formulations of patients’ problems/needs
  • Ten week group rehabilitation programmes (adults only)
  • Individual rehabilitation programmes
  • Education on ME/CFS
  • Liaison work with other professionals

Contacts Us

ME/CFS Service

C/o Manthorpe Centre Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Grantham and District Hospital
101 Manthorpe Road
Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG31 8DG

Useful Website

NICE Guidelines for ME/CFS (DoH Oct 2021)

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