Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Service

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The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) & Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a specialist regional therapy service for people affected by CFS/ME across South Yorkshire & North Derbyshire. The service has two teams – one for adults and one for children/young people.

The service is available to individuals who have a provisional diagnosis of CFS/ME, are registered with a GP within the region and who have been unable to self-manage their condition with the advice and management provided from primary care.

Interventions include medical review, psychological therapies such as cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), Graded Activity Management, Graded Exercise Therapy, groupwork, work/education-related advice, stress managment & relaxation, help with sleep and rest, support for carers, relapse management strategies.

Young people aged 16 – 18 and adults can be referred directly to the service by their GP. Children under 16 should initially be referred to a general paediatrician who can then refer to the specialist service following diagnosis.

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CFS/ME Service, Michael Carlisle Centre, 75 Osborne Rd, Sheffield, S11 9BF