Experienced Patients are not medically trained or otherwise professionally qualified in health-related disciplines. They are not permitted to give advice, particularly medical advice, which may be defined as attempting to diagnose, treat or cure an illness or injury. They may only share information on their own experiences and provide moral support.
Patients should not construe anything which an Experienced Patient says or writes as advice, medical or otherwise. By making an appointment with an Experienced Patient, patients are expressly agreeing to this.
Please Note - I shall not be doing any consultations between 21 July and 31 August 2018. Existing patients can email ad hoc queries.
Please note I am now at full capacity and so cannot take on any new patients. Current patients - please email me and we can organise a suitable slot in my diary. Thank you.
I have an arrangement with Dr Myhill which works like this -
1 - I can refer you to Dr Myhill when we feel the need for more specialist support
2--You book an appointment with Dr Myhill via her NHW profile for, typically, an hour of her time
3--No referral letter is needed from me but I can send brief details
4 --You fill in Dr Myhill’s medical questionnaire and she will produce a management plan.
5—Dr Myhill sends the management plan to me – you should make it clear on the medical questionnaire, or somewhere, that I have referred you. Also, please give my email address to Dr Myhill so that she knows where she should send the plan
6--If any prescription drugs are needed then Dr Myhill can supply them
I have suffered with ME for many years, ranging from the severe end of the scale to more mild disability levels. I have gained experience that I can share with you not only through my 20+ years of having been an ME sufferer but also via my collaborative professional work with Dr Myhill.
I have edited Dr Myhill's books on 'Diagnosis and Management of CFS/ME' and also 'Sustainable Medicine'. In addition I am co-author with Dr Myhill of both 'Prevent and Cure Diabetes' and 'The Paleo Ketogenic Cookbook' and next year we will be publishing 'The Infection Game - life is an arms race'.
I am also webmaster of Dr Myhill's website and have co-authored many of the webpages and also other articles for the media.
Long term illness is a difficult journey and I was fortunate in that I always had someone there to hold my hand. If I can hold your hand and help you in any way, then this is my way of giving back to the wonderful people who have helped me. It would beat Dr Myhill has advised you directly - I will make no comment on Dr Myhill's advice and will pass it to you verbatim. my honour to share my experiences with you.
Special Arrangements - Please book 7 days in advance of the appointment date - I will be in touch to ask for details of what you would like to talk about so that I can prepare before our 'phone chat. Many thanks.
I am not a qualified health practitioner nor am I a medical doctor.
Any comments that I make during a session will be a combination of observations based on
--your individual health journey
--the books I have edited or co-authored
--my own health experiences.
You should discuss any decisions that you make with your own doctor or qualified health physician. These sessions are not intended to replace the care by a qualified family doctor or medical professional.
Craig was very empathetic and showed great knowledge and experience. He certainly 'held my hand' just as his profile says!
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Craig was incredibly helpful.
I've now had two appointments with Craig and feel like I have found someone who truly understands my illness and can support me on my journey. His knowledge is immense.
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Craig’s knowledge is extremely impressive. He is prompt to respond and I found him very easy to speak with - he empathises effortlessly. He has walked his own health journey and understands the difficulties and obstacles that chronic illness throws up. His work is conducted in a very timely manner. I suffer from multiple chronic health issues and have been following Dr Myhill's protocols for over nine years now. I found his knowledge of her work [and also of other doctors' work] very impressive too. His knowledge of Dr Myhill's protocol is second only to Dr Myhill. He has extensive knowledge on the types of tests available, their relative merits and their relative cost ranges. He also has a way of applying his knowledge and experience to the case in front of him so that he focuses on the key aspects. He cares.
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Miriam Charalambous Standen
The fact that Craig has had ME/CFS means that any advice he gives comes from his personal experience. This is so valuable as he understands the challenges. He used the mountain of knowledge he has of the illness, and also of Dr Myhill’s protocol, to help me move forward with my health. He knows how to interpret tests thoroughly and took the time to ensure that I understood what they meant. He offers practical and useful advice in a caring and approachable manner.
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I found Craig to be extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of Dr Myhill's protocol. He was very easy to talk to, ask questions of and get answers that I could understand. It was very helpful to know that he had been in a similar situation to me and so had a much greater understanding of how difficult and frustrating it is to live with a condition where you can't just go to your usual GP to get something to help you get better.
“Putting patients directly in touch with Practitioners oriented towards a natural approach via skype, phone and email. We strive to remove barriers and empower patients to make their own choices giving them quick access to opinions and tests, all at the click of a button.”