In a series of ten posts, I have reviewed ten major planks in the Wessely School’s psychosomatic approach to ME/CFS. This St Patrick’s Day ‘end of term report’ indicates my grades as an independent assessor of the School’s performance to date. The bulk of the assessed work was completed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However an adjustment to the final piece of work, which moves from a U to a 1, compensates for the possible detrimental effects of the pandemic.
No work, so no grade.
The Wessely School’s overall performance is graded at level U, unsatisfactory (no credit) unsatisfactory progress.
After compensation for the detrimental effect of the pandemic, one subject is upgraded from U grade to a grade of 1.
As the School has contributed nothing on the topic, its understanding of the biological approach to ME/CFS does not receive a grade.
Overall, the School must try harder.