Certificate of compliance

Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome Association UK

is in compliance with the HONcode

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2 Years

Certificate validity: 01 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

01 Aug 2014

Certificate validity:

01 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

Date of last visit:

01 Dec 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

All medical information on this site has been reviewed by our Medical advisors,
shown below, people's individual stories on our Experiences pages are their own views and
do not constitute medical advice.
Dr Sonny Chong Consultant Paediatrician
Queen Mary’s Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey
Keith J Lindley BSc (Hons) PhD MB MRCP(UK) MRCPCH
UCL Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Dr Ishaq Abu-Arafeh,
Consultant in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology Forth Valley Royal Hospital and the
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
Dr Alberto Ravelli
Pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist Brescia University, Italy
Dr Simon Moodie
Consultant Gastroeneterologist
Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust Surrey
Dr Krishnappa Venkatesh
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Alder Hey Children's Hospital Liverpool
Dr Maureen Lawson
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Northern Children's Hospital Newcastle

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but is not intended to replace any advice from your own health care professional.

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We do not sell or pass on any personal information you may provide us if you contact us to
any 3rd party. We maintain a database of membership, members can request paper records are
kept and opt out of the database entry.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Guidelines for treatment of childhood CVS were agreed by a study group of medical expert paediatricians and published here:
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Consensus Statement on the Diagnosis and Management of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
JPGN 47:379–393, 2008
B U.K. Li, Frank Lefevre, Gisela G. Chelimsky, Richard G. Boles, Susanne P. Nelson, Donald W. Lewis, Steven L. Linder, Robert M. Issenman, and Colin D. Rudolph

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Page updated: 17-nov-16

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This principle is not applicable to this site 


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We are an all volunteer organisation, a registered charity with all funding being provided
via the sponsored links on our purchase pages, membership fees and by voluntary donations.

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No ads during the assessment.


Neither the trustees nor any of our medical advsiers benefit in anyway from these
links and have no commercial links to our advertisers.

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Our editorial content is not influenced by the funding sources. Our website hosts
sponsored ads and links from which the charity earns a small income, 100% of this income
is spent on supporting the charities aims. We don't accept advertising from any
adult-orientated material or from advertisers promoting any "treatments" for CVS.
Our website hosts advertising banners only.

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Advertisement is distinguished by the
word ‘Advertisement’

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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