Ben Goldacre's book Bad Pharma endorses The Pie Man
The Prime Minister has given the job of Secretary of State for Health to Jeremy Hunt. Health ministers (one rung lower than health secretary) Mike O’Brien (Labour) and Ann Milton (Coalition) have endorsed the British public’s right to NHS homeopathy. Mr Hunt goes further. Not only does he uphold the right of the taxpayer to [...]
The EBM being so lauded by opponents of CAM would actually exclude a lot of orthodox treatments from being used on the NHS
An article in The Daily Mail reports that the Queen is never without an emergency set of homeopathic medicines and even treated one of her dogs with homeopathy. Thus it is clear that even though homeopathy has its detractors, the Labour Party, the Coalition Government and the Head of State are very protective of the people's right to choose homeopathy.
Sir John Beddington describes NHS funding of homeopathy as 'crazy' in spite of being supportive of the Government's position on homeopathy and alternative medicine in 2009.
The Swiss Government has produced an official report remarkably in favour of CAM and homeopathic medicine
First they came for homeopathy, then they came for chocolate, then they came for …
The fact that homeopathy works on animals is good evidence that it works on people over and beyond the placebo effect.
It is hypocritical beyond belief selectively to say that NHS homeopathy is a waste of money and should be stopped when the cost of NHS antidepressant use (which may be no better than placebo in the majority of cases) is going through the roof.
The different positions on Political Philosophy on the issue of NHS homeopathy are defined.