This online course provides GPs and other primary care practitioners with an overview of the presentation, diagnosis, assessment and ongoing management of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).

It highlights common misconceptions about CFS/ME and considers the challenges that surround this complex condition for patients, carers and primary care professionals.

This course is produced as part of the METRIC study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research for Patient Benefit programme, which aims to improve the care of adults with CFS/ME by developing information and resources for patients and education for primary care professionals.

This course is FREE to RCGP members and available for purchase by other healthcare professionals.

The course is currently offline while being reviewed to be in accordance with new NICE guidelines.


Start Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Time to complete this course: 1.5 hours
Date of publication: May 2012
Reviewed: April 2018
to be reviewed upon new NICE guidance