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Newcastle, UK: Drs Spickett/Newton - any experiences?

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by Sasha, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. peggy-sue

    peggy-sue

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    Thanks for the clarification. :) Good to know!
     
  2. Cheesus

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    @Sasha Did you see Dr Spickett in the end? My GP has just referred me...
     
  3. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    No I didn't - kind of wish I had. Good luck!
     
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    Cheesus Senior Member

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    Thanks :) Apparently he has a keen eye for missed or mis-diagnoses. I spoke to my NHS specialist today and she said if I still had questions regarding my diagnosis Dr Spickett is the man to talk to. He is apparently 'extremely thorough'. My mum tells me he wrote a paper on misdiagnoses and found that >40% of people referred to him weren't diagnosed correctly :eek:
     
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  5. WillowJ

    WillowJ คภภเє ɠรค๓թєl

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    paper is here:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21132135

    The previous time they had found ~60% incorrect diagnoses
     
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