ME Services

MAIN LOCAL ME/CFS NHS (need GP referral) Manchester NHS self help guide

1. Salford ME/CFS. Dr Mukherjee and Dr Sayed, Endocrinology.
0161 206 7049/ 206 5153. ME/CFS multidisciplinary team.  Biopsychosocial model.

  • Salford Metabolism Clinic including Mitochondria. Dr Reena Sharma, Dr Mark Holland, etc, srh-tr.mhmu@nhs.net.
  • Trafford There are no ME/CFS services in Trafford.  One was almost approved many years ago before the recession.  Trafford use Salford Royal.

2. Bolton, Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Dr Tarek Gaber.
0161 701 4516.  ME/CFS multidisciplinary team.  Biopsychosocial model.

3. Tameside Rheumatology (former North Manchester ME clinic).  Dr Pattrick.  Biomedical not biopsychosocial.

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

4. Greater Manchester CFS/ME Service for Children and Young People, psychology department at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, CMFT.
0161 701 4516 cfs.me@cmft.nhs.uk. ME/CFS multidisciplinary team.

OTHER LOCAL ME/CFS NHS 

5. East Manchester ME/CFS Service  0161 835 6684. No Doctor or clinical services – GP referral.  Biopsychosocial model.

6. Greater Manchester Clinical Network Co-ordinating Centre
0161 219 9420 Greater Manchester Clinical Network Co-ordinating Centre The body that coordinates the provision of ME/CFS services in and around Greater Manchester.

7. Chronic Fatigue Programme Manchester.  Nurse and physiotherapist.  Anyone not under any current services. Self refer or GP.  Includes self-management, pacing, mindfulness and pain management. http://www.mhsc.nhs.uk/services/wellbeing-services/the-chronic-fatigue-programme.aspx.

8. (Out of area patients accepted) Yorkshire Fatigue Clinic offer skype and phone, has a book by Sue Pemberton “Fighting Fatigue: Managing the Symptoms of CFS/ME”.

9. (Out of area patients accepted) Royal Liverpool Uni Hospital (Broadgreen) Tropical & Infectious Disease Unit (3Z) Prescot Street L7 8XP. Dr Alastair Miller julie.faragher@rlbuht.nhs.uk 0151 706 3836 http://www.rlbuht.nhs.uk

10. (Out of area patients accepted private) North West Fatigue Clinic, opened late 2014 new clinic. 01772 285 155 http://www.northwestclinic.co.uk therapy@northwestclinic.co.uk. Only Occupational Therapy and Clinical Psychology.

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NON-MEDICAL RETREAT CENTRES (just retreat centres but ME people welcome – check they can accommodate your diet and health needs first)

  • Taraloka, North Wales.  Buddhist and other events
  • Samye Ling, South Scotland.  Tibetan Buddhist and other events.
  • Manjushri Buddhist, South Lake District.
  • Rydal Hall, Lake District.  Christian and other events.
  • And many others

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NATIONAL ME CHARITIES

YOUNG PEOPLE

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS (biomedical research)

LOCAL GROUPS

LOCAL OUTSIDE MANCHESTER