Tag Archives: Bristol University

SMILE in BMJ June 2011

We had hoped that the GMC Case Examiners would not feel coerced or unduly influenced by the slur cast on them in article published in the BMJ on 22nd June (as well as on patients, parents and professionals raising objections to the SMILE … Continue reading

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Complaint to General Medical Council May 2011

To GMC 6th May 2011 I wish to report Dr. Esther Crawley for matters relating to research-related fraud and misconduct that cast serious doubt over her fitness to practice and which I believe are serious enough to warrant investigation by … Continue reading

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NRES reply to our response to December 2010 ethics review of SMILE – 6th April 2011

Letter from National Research Ethics Service 6th April 2011 –  Re: Pilot Study of Lightning Process in Children with ME/CFS (SMILE) Thank you for your letter of 16 January 2011 about this study. NRES is aware that a number of … Continue reading

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NRES publishes lies about SMILE study – 1st April

1st April 2011 To: Joan Kirkbride <joan.kirkbride@nres.npsa.nhs.uk> Cc: janet.wisely@nres.npsa.nhs.uk, “sally.davies” <sally.davies@dh.gsi.gov.uk>, “Bill.Davidson” Bill.Davidson@dh.gsi.gov.uk Dear Joan, Thank you for your mail of 16th March. I believe you may have again been misled by the SMILE research team. You said: “1. It … Continue reading

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COMMENTS ON THE MINUTES OF SW2 REC REVIEW

COMMENTS ON THE MINUTES OF SW2 REC 7. Mr Parker has used the study to increase sales No evidence has been provided that Mr Parker has specifically used this study to increase sales. [snip] The protocol and application clearly state … Continue reading

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SMILE – Bristol University Centre for Child and Adolescent Health

From the Bristol University website: updated 8th March 2011 SMILE – Specialist Medical Intervention and Lightning Evaluation What is SMILE? SMILE is a feasibility study to see whether it is possible to recruit young people into a study to compare … Continue reading

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Ethics Approval Upheld: Letter from NRES 6th Jan. 2011

Letter from Joan Kirkbride, Head of Operations, England, National Research Ethics Service 6th January 2011 Assessing the feasibility and acceptability of comparing the Lightning Process with specialist medical care for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) – pilot Randomised Controlled Trial This … Continue reading

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Other Questions to Ethics Service re: SMILE October 2010

October 19th 2010 SMILE Questions re: 10/H0206/32 SMILE – Specialist Medical Intervention & Lightning Evaluation The most frustrating thing about reading the research documents is that I still do not know the exact status of the LP ‘practitioners’. Are they … Continue reading

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SMILE Protocol July 2010

SMILE Protocol v6 July 2010

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SMILE NHS REC Form May 2010

SMILE study protocol signed 24th May 2010

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