Tag Archives: NRES

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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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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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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Reply from NRES re: apology to Phil Parker – 16th March 2011

Letter from National Research Ethics Service 16th March 2011 – Please find below response to your further queries. 1. It was never the intention that Alastair Gibson would provide research interventions and no change has been made since initial submission. … Continue reading

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NRES confirm that Alastair Gibson is not providing any research intervention with the children – 4th March 2011

Thank you for your further correspondence on this matter. NRES is sensitive to the fact that this study has caused great concern to some within the ME community and NRES has received extensive correspondence on the study and the intervention … Continue reading

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Letter re: Daily Mail article by AYME President on 12th Feb. 2011

Letter to Ethics Service 14th February 2011 I would like to draw your attention to an article written by the President of AYME, Esther Rantzen, that was published in the Daily Mail on-line on 12th February. She has discussed her … 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 Service apologises to Phil Parker 4th Feb. 2011

Letter from NRES 4th February 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 Further to my letter of 6 January 2011. I would … 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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