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Question reference: S6W-13834

  • Asked by: Murdo Fraser, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 12 January 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Maree Todd on 24 January 2023


To ask the Scottish Government whether it considers myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) a neurological disease, and that it should be treated as such.


Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a neurological condition as classified by the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10). The ICD code for ME/CFS is G93.32, categorising it within disorders of the nervous system. As such this condition is covered by the Scottish Government’s Neurological care and support - framework for action 2020-2025 .