Norma Smith Doctors Group February 2018

Date21 February 2018
Start Time19:00
End Time21:30
TypeClassroom based
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, First5



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Whilst we endeavour to provide a 'gold standard' service to all course participants, if you are registering less than 72 hours before the start of the event, you should be aware that some materials may not be readily available on the day and we may contact you with regards to catering arrangements.

Treatment Pathways for Chronic Fatigue States with Infective Aetiologies

Chronic fatigue states (CFS) have a high impact, both socially and in terms of economic productivity and they place a significant burden on primary care services.

When CFS patients are investigated conventionally they sometimes display anomalous investigation results. In practice, however, it is often not clear which of these anomalies are primary, or secondary phenomena and it can be difficult to instigate an effective treatment plan using only objective information of this kind.

Using illustrative case-studies with an infective aetiology we will discuss how to support and rehabilitate patients with Chronic Fatigue. These clinical examples will serve to illustrate how the maintaining factors for fatigue states in individual patients can sometimes be identified from the case history. We will discuss how contextual clinical information can be used to model effective treatment plans.

Dr Russell Malcolm

VenueInvercarse Hotel, Perth Road, Dundee, DD2 1PG
Maximum capacity40
Phone01382 383 794
ContactAnne-Marie Stevenson
Faculty/DepartmentEast of Scotland Faculty

Course programme

19:00 - registration and drinks

19:30 - supper served

20:15 - talk commences

21:30 - close of evening

This event is sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry and & sponsors present will receive a list of names of the delegates attending.


  • Accommodation
  • Parking
  • Refreshments


Dr Russell Malcolm graduated in Medicine at Dundee University in 1983. He became interested in Integrated Medicine during his post-graduate vocational training and has been on the academic staff of the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine for the past 24 years.

Russell is on the editorial boards of prominent CAM publications and has lectured in many countries abroad, including Japan, Russia, USA, Canada and throughout Europe. He held honorary academic teaching posts at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and New York Medical College for a number of years and later reviewed and edited the Fellowship Course in Integrated Medicine at the University of Arizona. He also designed and co-authored the First Open Learning Course for MEDGOM in Russia.

Russell is currently a speciality doctor within NHS Tayside and Director of on-line education at the Centre for Integrative Medical Training.


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