Tag Archives: National Research Ethics Service

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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Complaint to National Patient Safety Agency – May 2011

To: Chief Executive of NPSA Date: 3rd May 2011 Re: Complaint Ref. 10/H0206/32 submission date 24.05.2010 Assessing the feasibility and acceptability of comparing the Lightning Process with specialist medical care for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Myalgic Encephalopathy (CFS/ME) pilot Randomized … Continue reading

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Reply from NRES – no further action – 14th April 2011

Our Correspondence with Director of National Research Ethics Service From NRES Director – Further to your email of 8th April, complaints must be managed within the policy timelines. I appreciate that this, as an ongoing study, may generate new issues … 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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Report by NRES on Complaint Investigation SMILE trial – March 2011

From National Research Ethics Service, March 2011 – Complaint investigation – SMILE Study Complaint Lead – Dr Janet Wisely March 2011 Key dates and actions 3rdMarch -Correspondence received by email to Joan Kirkbride 4thMarch -Forwarded as formal complaint (previous correspondence … Continue reading

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Complaint investigation by NRES – Interview Notes – 22nd March 2011

Complaint investigation – SMILE Study SMILE investigation – interview notes All interviews held by telephone on 22ndMarch 20111. Bill Davidson (BD) JW explained briefly the background to the study and the formal complaint that had beenreceived. BD confirmed he was … Continue reading

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Our Reply to Ethics Service re: NRES Apology to Phil Parker – 8th February 2011

Letter 8th February 2011 –  To Joan Kirkbride, Head of Operations, England, NRES I refer to your letter of 4th February regarding the pilot study known as SMILE and the NRES’ apology to Phil Parker for associating him with the … 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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