Tag Archives: Lightning Process (LP)

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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ASA Ruling on Phil Parker Group Ltd. March 2013

Re. Phil Parker Group Ltd River Plate House 7–11 Finsbury Circus London EC2M 7DH Date: 27 March 2013 Media: Internet (on own site) Sector: Health and beauty Complaint Ref: A12-210374 Complaint Upheld https://www.asa.org.uk/Rulings/Adjudications/2013/3/Phil-Parker-Group-Ltd/SHP_ADJ_210374.aspx#.Vr4DMfkrLIU Ad The website http://www.lightningprocess.co.uk, visited on 9 … Continue reading

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ASA Ruling on Phil Parker Group Ltd. August 2012

A complaint was submitted to the Advertsising Standards Authority by Hampshire Trading Standards. To summarise, the ASA upheld that: 1. The claims with respect to treatment of ME/CFS, in particular the 81.3% claims of success, were misleading and that LP … 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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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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Petition for AYME to Denounce PACE and SMILE

CALL FOR ACTION   This petition calls for the Association of Young People with ME (AYME) to take the necessary action to address the serious concerns outlined below, or cease operating as a charity for children and young people with … Continue reading

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