Medical Research Council funding for PACE trial: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/00619
Date received: 26 February 2018
Date responded: 13 March 2018

Information requested

Please could you tell me how much the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government Health Directorates donated to the QMUL PACE trial (, a trial set up to research treatment into 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'?


The answer to your question is the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office contributed £250,000 towards the costs of the Medical Research Council (MRC) funded PACE trial. A further £165,055 was provided to NHS Lothian for Excess Treatment Costs.

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