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
DEBATE AT GUY’S HOSPITAL Tues 29/4/09 Motion: ‘This house believes that complementary and alternative therapies do more harm than good.’ Before the debate After the debate FOR: 27 36 AGAINST: 116 109 ABSTENTIONS: 18 11 The debate was […]
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 [...]
Dr. David Colquhoun writes about me and that UCL debate in his rather sneering blog in which he accuses anyone using alternative medicine of lying to their patients. This is a blatant and untrue insult which he arrives at via an illogical and irrational cascade of argument. Suffice to say that I've yet to meet [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]