Tag Archives: Dr. Esther Crawley

SMILE trial: Summary of Concerns

A trial of The Phil Parker Lightning Process on children newly diagnosed with ‘CFS/ME’ (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalopathy or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)  A small online focus group formed in October 2010 to share various concerns after the SMILE trial passed approval by … Continue reading

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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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GMC says case closed May 2011

From GMC 26th May 2011 I refer to our previous correspondence regarding your complaint about Dr Esther Crawley. We have now completed our enquiries into your complaint and both a medical and a non-medical case examiner have considered the case. … 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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Trading Standards on Phil Parker Group and LP March 2011

Letter from Trading Standards Services on Phil Parker Group and Lightning Process 30th March 2011 (bold italics are the blog author’s) This is an update as to the progress of your complaint regarding The Phil Parker Group (referred to as … 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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Correspondence with CMO March 2011

Letter from CMO 11th March 2011 Dear Jo I refer to your related emails of the 16th February at 16:26, 16:28 and 16:38 respectively. Thank you for copying to me your correspondence with Joan Kirkbride, head of operations for the … 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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