Phil Murray was diagnosed with ME/CFS in 1997, and has been mainly in remission since 2007. Phil has worked extensively with Westcare_UK, sat on the ME patient advisory group for MEGA, attended the NICE guidelines scoping meeting in 2018, and is co-organiser, Bristol Millions_Missing_protests protests, in 2018 & 2019. Phil has appeared in local radio & TV speaking for the need for more biomedical research into the illness, and remains on the Patient Advisory group to the CMRC.
An interview from Phil's 1998 appointment at Bristol's Royal Infirmary was featured in the medical training app [Speaking Clinically], under "General Medicine";"Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" "The Exhausted Athlete". It featured the clear reasons for post-exertional malaise, and the delay before the effects are felt.
Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.