TESTIMONIALS – Listen to our patients….we do


"Dear Lesley, I really do credit you with giving me back my life."

” I can do so much more than I’ve been able to do for so long and it’s all thanks to the gradual improvement and support and help of the clinic……

I can’t rate the clinic highly enough, it has allowed me to live a steady pace again and taken away the fear of the boom and bust cycle.”

Patient – Cheshire

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Doctor

"Lesley deserves every success in establishing this much required clinic. Her energy is commendable!"

Dr. Tarek Gaber Clinical Lead for CFS/ME Service Wigan, Bolton & Bury
Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Consultant in Rehabilitative Medicine Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

“Chronic Fatigue and ME can be a daily challenge for people, creating a debilitating effect on their ability to carry out meaningful occupations and activities. Having access to an Occupational Therapist’s unique skills can enable someone to continue doing the things they enjoy, manage activities around physical and mental health needs and live an independent and fulfilling life. This OT led clinic will provide much needed support for people and their families, giving effective treatment, and we congratulate our member for her work in this vital area.”

Karin Tancock, Professional Advisor, older people and long term conditions (Royal College of Occupational Therapists)

“There is no price

on a normal active


“NWFC really listened to me & offered a calm professional service with easy to follow ideas & strategies that they’ve used for years. I have invested in their services because I want to get back to leading a full & normal life, & it is becoming a reality.I have every confidence that with the support of NWFC & by listening & folloing their advice I will achieve it.”             Patient – Greater Manchester


"Lesley Pickering was just the right person to work with me. She seemed to soon realise what my specific needs were and was instrumental in my progression."


"Lesley, it's been great working with you; your unique experinece brings an additional dimension to the service, and is so positive."


"I just want to say a huge thank you for everything you have put in place and taught me, especially for your patience & understanding. I really don't know where I would be without all the strategies & coping mechanisms. I am eternally grateful & feel really well & so much happier."


"Dear Lesley, I really do credit you with giving me back my life."


"I've improved so much since undergoing therapy from North West Fatigue Clinic. I graduated my BA with a 2:1 and I'm now doing my Masters!"