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ME Action: Save the Gottfries Clinic in Sweden from the shrinks

mango

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The Gottfries Clinic is the main biomedical ME and Fibromyalgia specialist clinic in Sweden.They do clinical research as well, and it's part of their current contract to educate medical professionals in the region.

Gottfries' current contract runs out on 30 November 2016. Following a recent political decision, the contract will not be renewed.

ME and FM patients in the region (Västa Götaland) will from then on only be offered care and treatment "with a clear bio-psycho-social direction", "in line with national and international models, evidence based for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and/or chronic non-malignant pain". No biomedical treatments.

Here's an earlier thread about the current Gottfries Clinic situation with more info, background and discussion:
http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...tfries-to-be-replaced-with-bps-for-mus.40518/

Please note! The MEAction petition is for people outside of Sweden:
http://my.meaction.net/petitions/save-the-gottfries-clinic

There's a separate petition for Swedish people only, here:
http://www.skrivunder.com/gottfries

Please make sure you sign the right one, and only one of them! Thank you :)

Here's an advocacy page in Swedish, it will be regularly updated with the latest news:
Rädda Gottfriesmottagningen ("Save the Gottfries Clinic")
https://www.facebook.com/RaddaGottfriesmottagningen
 

mango

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thank you soo much for the support, everyone! it is hugely appreciated! :hug:

extra special thanks for this :hug:
Please sign. It is absolutely critical that we keep the movement away from BPS nonsense everywhere in the world. Support your Swedish fellow patients as they have supported you over the years.

i totally agree, we're all in this together!

(i live in a different part of the country, very far from Gottfries, but i wouldn't for a second hesitate to support them in this crucial fight.)
 

chipmunk1

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ME and FM patients in the region (Västa Götaland) will from then on only be offered care and treatment "with a clear bio-psycho-social direction", "in line with national and international models, evidence based for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and/or chronic non-malignant pain". No biomedical treatments

what does the treatment with a "clear bio-psycho-social direction" look like?

like this?

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