My NHS experience with CFS – Part 1 (GP and referral to specialist clinic)
I know that a lot of people have had very bad experiences with doctors and the NHS, however this really hasn’t been the case for me.
First step for me was having a fab GP, she was supportive from the outset and explained that she thought I had CFS, but had to do a load of tests to rule everything else out.
It took from Nov13- Jan14 to get through that processes, as I needed to have a couple for re-tests done, after all came back within range ‘normal’, my GP gave me the CFS diagnosis and referred me to one of the 14 specialist centres in the UK for the development of services for people diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME. Continue reading