The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1
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CFS Doctors Northern Ireland

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by RobertNI, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. RobertNI

    RobertNI

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    Hi my names Robert and i am new to the forum, I'm from Northern Ireland and have been suffering slightly from CFS for 10 years but the past 2 years have become much worse, i am able to hold onto my job but it is a real strain but i don't want to give it up.

    I was wondering if anyone on here found any decent CFS doctors in Northern Ireland, I've had bad experiences of doctors in the past being told its all in my head to its depression. But they are starting to take me seriously now. I had tried the optimum health clinic in london but found they only helped me to a level.

    I would consider travelling further afield if there was a reasonably high rate of success as i feel like i am wasting the best part of my life as I'm only 28

    Robert
     
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  2. Marco

    Marco Grrrrrrr!

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    Near Cognac, France
    Hi Robert

    Sorry; I've been away from NI for 8 years now but as I recall there wasn't anyone there specialising in ME/CFS. There was a 'chronic fatigue' clinic in the City Hospital but all they did was screen you for other illnesses such as cancer or diabetes that can cause fatigue and if all turns out negative you are back to your GP with a 'CFS' diagnosis.

    BTW my personal view is don't believe that there is such a thing as a 'ME/CFS specialist' - it's still a mystery.

    Please try and hang on on work - it doesn't get any easier out of work.

    Sorry I can't help more and good luck!
     
  3. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    Dr Kenny de Meirleir in Belgium is a world-class ME/CFS specialist.

    Other ME/CFS doctors found at the bottom of this document.
     
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  4. RobertNI

    RobertNI

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    Thanks for the information, i am attending a private doctor to see if he can refer me somewhere, but if not view read a lot about Kenny and am thinking about visiting him
     
  5. ukxmrv

    ukxmrv Senior Member

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    Dr William Weir visits NI to see patients and for a while he was working at a hospital there. Not sure what the arrangements are now so best to call his Harley St Clinic and ask if interested.

    Dr Weir used to work at the Royal Free Hospital in London. He is in private practice now.

    Dr William Weir, formerly Consultant in
    Infectious Diseases at London's Royal Free Hospital,
    Dr Weir will be setting up a private clinic for ME/CFS
    patients at 10 Harley Street, London W1

    The contact number for appointments will be 0207 467
    8301,.

    The other doctor to consider is Dr Enlander. He also visits Ireland but I am not sure what parts or when. He was born in Belfast and now lives in New York

    http://www.enlander.com/#!dr.-enlander
     
  6. RobertNI

    RobertNI

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    The private appointment i had was really a lot of use he's just going to test for bowel inflammation and a test for mar fans syndrome to rule it out.

    I will try a few more of the others suggested and see what information they can give me of were i can go to see them etc
     
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  7. shicky

    shicky

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    Hi RobertNI,

    did you have any success finding someone in NI or would you recommend someone you visited?
     
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    denlander

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    We were informed that Dr Enlander was quoted in a recent blog,
    Dr Enlander visits Ulster once a year, he also consults with new and old patient by phone or Skype
    Call me for further information
    best regards
    Adele
    New York telephone 917 917969 25 27
     
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  10. denlander

    denlander

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    Yes Dr Derek Enlander visits Ulster once a year, He also has a Phone or Skype consultation service for new and old patients.
    Your can call me for further details
    Adele
    Dr Enlander's Office manager
    New York telephone 917 969 2527
     

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