Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Outcome data

Kathryn Dickenson made this Freedom of Information request to North Bristol NHS Trust

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Dear North Bristol NHS Trust,

I am seeking information on the outcomes of patients who presented with chronic fatigue syndrome during 2016-2017

i) Number of participants with chronic fatigue syndrome presenting.
ii) How the effectiveness of any treatment program for chronic fatigue syndrome is measured.
iii) Baseline health, at initial presentation.
iv) How baseline health is measured.
v) Health post treatment.
vi) How health post treatment is measured.
vii) Dropout rates.
Please note that I am not asking for individual data.

Yours faithfully,

Kathryn Dickenson

Freedom of Information, North Bristol NHS Trust

Dear Kathryn,

Thank you for your request for information under the terms in the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate department for consideration and will be responded to within 20 working days.

Reference number: 5223-11-18

Kind Regards



Sandra Carter
Workforce Information Assistant, Business Intelligence Team, IM&T
Tues, Wed, Thurs 7am – 1pm
Annual Leave Notice: 29th Nov, 04th & 05th Dec
Christopher Hancock Building, Southmead Hospital
North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, BS10 5NB
T: 0117 4142364
E: [email address]

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Freedom of Information, North Bristol NHS Trust

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Dear Ms Dickerson

Thank you for your request for information of 24th November 2018. In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, our response is attached.

Your request has been fully discharged, but I should be pleased to offer any further assistance that you may require.

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Advice & Complaints Team (ACT)
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Southmead Hospital,
Bristol BS10 5NB

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Kind Regards


Helen Williamson
Head of Information Governance, Business Intelligence Team, IM&T
Work Pattern: Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 7:30am – 5:00pm
Annual Leave Notice:
Christopher Hancock Building, Southmead Hospital
North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, BS10 5NB
T: 0117 41 44767
E: [email address]

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Kathryn Dickenson

Dear Freedom of Information,

Thank you for your response. It is a breath of fresh air to get information on how your clinic measures the outcomes of personal attending its chronic fatigue syndrome clinic.

Yours sincerely,

Kathryn Dickenson