Who are we?

The British Association for CFS/ME (BACME) is a multidisciplinary organisation for UK professionals who are involved in the delivery of clinically effective services for patients with CFS/ME.

Our mission

To support health care professionals to develop and deliver clinically effective and holistically informed practice for children, young people, and adults with CFS/ME and primary fatigue conditions.

Why join us?

Membership benefits include a regular research newsletter, access to forums, bursaries, and training events, including reduced fees for our national conference. Members-only content, including presentations from BACME2018: Changing Times, is available on our information resource accessed via the members area.




For patients: BACME is an organisation for CFS/ME health care professionals. If you are seeking help for yourself or someone in your family, please contact your nearest specialist CFS/ME service or ask your GP for a referral. You can also find advice and help through patient support groups.




BACME’s National Services Workstream undertook a 2018 snapshot audit of the current provision of NHS CFS/ME services in the UK. The full report is available for download: BACME CFS/ME National Services Survey .

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