FITNET-NHS Study - overview
*We have now finished recruiting to this trial, though treatment is still available - see www.ruh.nhs.uk/cfs*
FITNET-NHS Trial and COVID-19 - key messages:
- The FITNET-NHS research trial has continued throughout the pandemic because the trial is about the digital delivery of specialist treatment.
- This research trial is even more important in the current environment as more and more services are looking at how to deliver treatment online.
- We also expect more children will have fatigue that needs treatment because of COVID-19
What is the FITNET-NHS study?
Most UK children with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) have no access to local specialist treatment. FITNET-NHS tests the delivery of specialist one-to-one home treatments via the Internet, bringing treatment to families across the UK without the need for travel.
All young people (aged 11-17) who come into the trial are offered one of two treatments from a specialist at the Bath Paediatric CFS/ME Service:
For answers to common questions, please see our FAQ page
Please also see the following sections: