13 December 2011
New research by Dr Esther Crawley in the School of Social and Community Medicine into the cause of school absence finds that up to one per cent of secondary pupils could be suffering from chronic fatigue.
The findings have been covered in the national media including BBC Breakfast TV and BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Guardian, BBC News Online, BBC News (national), BBC Points West, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 Live, Sky News Radio, BBC World Service, BBC Radio Bristol (Dr Phil Hammond), BBC Radio London, the Bristol Evening Post, Heart FM (Bristol), Jack FM (Bristol), TransWorld Radio (UK), The Family GP, The Press Association and The Bath Chronicle.
Full press release: Is chronic fatigue a major cause of school absence?
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