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 concerted attack on homeopathy continues. Letters using insulting and denigrating language continue to be published in the letters section of the BMJ. At the political level though, support remains strong for NHS homeopathy.
In an extraordinary statement, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Government turns against NHS homeopathy. GPs who use homeopathy are likely to find his comment somewhat insulting.
The Debating Society of University College London met last night. The motion was: This House would stop the funding of homeopathy on the NHS. The result was close but a heart-warming win for the supporters of NHS homeopathy. For the Motion: 71 Against the Motion: 78 Abstentions: 41 This was most heartening as there were [...]
Critics of NHS homeopathy are livid about the Government's decision to back NHS homeopathy and will probably regroup and attack again. They cannot understand how democracy has trumped their scientism but democracy is democracy.
Government officially backs the provision of NHS homeopathy
In today’s Daily Telegraph, click in his Doctor’s Diary, ailment Dr James Le Fanu expresses suspicion of the motives of homeopathy’s vociferous detractors in the United Kingdom. In a few simple sentences he exposes the tirade against NHS homeopathy as being disingenuous and certainly not in the interests of the people of this country. I [...]
Post about a correspondence between me, Ernst and Baum about an article, highly critical of homeopathy and including a misleading reference to me, published in the American Journal of Medicine.
Inane attacks on homeopathy deserve provocative ripostes. The attack on homeopathy is an insult to democracy and liberty.