In 1996 Dr Michael Wooldridge, Minister for Health and Family Services, approved an application to Medicare to provide funding of $130,000 to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) "to produce a series of guidelines on the most clinically relevant and cost effective methods of diagnosing and treating chronic fatigue syndrome".
First draft released December, 1997.
Second draft released June, 2001.
|The full text of the AHMF's submission to the RACP CFS Working Group
AHMF response to RACP Draft Guidelines, extensive references, letters of support from consumer groups
AHMF correspondence to RACP Working Group
|AHMF examines the guidelines development 1996-2002|
|AHMF correspondence to Richard Larkins, President, RACP Working Group 19/4/2002|
|Simon Molesworth, Richard Larkins, to the MJA|
|Richard Larkins, President, RACP Working Group|
Critical responses to draft 2, June 2001
|Professor of Pediatrics, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore USA|
|Clinical Lecturer in Neurology, University of Glasgow|
|GP, Public Health Physician|
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