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The Pie Man Cometh!

Welcome to my new column The Pie Man Strikes Again! Now what has a Pie Man got to do with medicine? What has a Pie Man got to do with the holy grail of evidence-based medicine? Allow me to explain... There are some doctors around today so eminent that I've dubbed them Physicians of the [...]

By | 2009-03-18T15:53:56+00:00 March 18th, 2009|The Pie Man Strikes!|0 Comments

Homeopathy on Trial: the debate and the letter

On Monday night, the 20th October 2008, I will attend a debate at University College London at 7.00 pm. The motion is: 'This House believes homeopathy should not be available on the NHS’ The debate is free and open to all and this is how you get there. Speaking against the motion: Dr Peter Fisher [...]

By | 2008-10-18T20:45:13+00:00 October 18th, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments

Unconditional Surrender to Singh and Ernst

Okay, finally I give up. It’s Unconditional Surrender for me. I will not harp on anymore about: the dangers of separating the practitioner from his tools; self-induced healing; the art of medicine, the use of the self in therapy and the healing qualities of holistic doctors that cannot simply be emulated by purely scientific doctors [...]

By | 2008-04-20T12:56:00+00:00 April 20th, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments