Powys Health Board defends their ME/CFS services

Powys Health Board [in Wales] say they are committed to using NICE guidance.

WAMES has been asking Health Boards in Wales what plans they have to implement the new NICE guidelines, whether they intend to consult with patients and how they think their long COVID service might benefit people with ME. 

Powys training Health Board’s Chief Executive, Carol Shillabeer, explains their approach to ME/CFS and invites people to raise concerns and give feedback:   “Your email suggests that Powys Teaching Health Board (PTHB) is not following NICE guidance for ME/CFS. I would wish to assure you that we are committed to using NICE guidance and as far as is practicable, ensure our services operate in line with the guidance. You may be aware that the health board has the longest established and most developed ME/CFS service in Wales. Our ME/CFS services are delivered by the Powys Living Well Service. The service encompasses support for…

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