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. Click here for details about the current BACME Board.

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 .