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The Curious Case of the SMILE Research Collaborators

The Advertising Standards Authority Adjudication re: Alastair Gibson’s unsubstantiated claims about The Phil Parker Lightning Process in a sponsored link to his “Withinspiration” website dated June 2010. Alastair Gibson is named by Dr. Crawley on th NHS REC form as … 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 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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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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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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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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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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