Articles about the Homeopathy Evidence Check #evcheck #ten23

A link to the .pdf of the report.

Parliament Website

MPs urge Government to withdraw NHS funding of homeopathy

http://news.parliament.uk/2010/02/mps-urge-government-to-withdraw-nhs-funding-of-homeopathy/


Le Canard Noir (Quackometer)

The Bleakest Day for Homeopathy

MPs call for the closure of NHS homeopathic hospitals.

http://www.quackometer.net/blog/2010/02/house-of-commons-evidence-check-homeopathy.html

Gimpy’s Blog

The Evidence Check on Homeopathy – a merciless punch to its vitalist organs (despite attempts to water down report)

http://gimpyblog.wordpress.com/2010/02/22/the-evidence-check-on-homeopathy-is-released-and-it-is-devastating/

DC’s Improbable science

MPs urge government to stop NHS funding, and MHRA licensing, of homeopath

http://www.dcscience.net/?p=2782

Podblack Cat

Recommendation – Homeopathy Gone From The NHS!

http://podblack.com/2010/02/recommendation-homeopathy-goes-from-the-nhs/

Press Statement from Society of Homeopaths

The Society’s response to the report of the House of Commons Science & Technology Committee Evidence Check: Homeopathy

http://www.homeopathy-soh.org/whats-new/latest-news/press-releases.aspx

BBC NEWS

NHS money ‘wasted’ on homeopathy

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8524926.stm

Black Triangle

Homeopathy and Pharmacy

http://www.blacktriangle.org/blog/?p=2079

Guardian Science

Stop homeopathy funding, says Commons committee

Manufacturers should not be able to make medical claims for homeopathic products, say MPs

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/feb/22/stop-homeopathy-funding-commons

Austrailian Skeptics

UK Government commmittee recommends public funds pulled from homeopathy

http://www.skeptics.com.au/latest/announcements/featured-announcement/uk-government-recommends-public-funds-pulled-from-homeopathy/

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Society reacts to house of common science and technology committee report into homoepathic products

http://bit.ly/bNa0iw  [PDF]

New Humanist Magazine

The end for state-funded homeopathy?

http://blog.newhumanist.org.uk/2010/02/end-for-state-funded-homeopathy.html

Bad Science

Parliamentary Sci Tech Committee on Homeopathy

http://www.badscience.net/2010/02/parliamentary-sci-tech-committee-on-homeopathy/

Channel 4 News

Ban homeopathy on NHS, say MPs

http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/science_technology/ban+homeopathy+on+nhs+say+mps/3555637

SKY News

Call To End ‘Placebo’ Homeopathy On NHS

http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Politics/Homeopathy-Should-Not-Be-Funded-By-NHS-MPs-Say-Science-And-Technology-Committee-Publishes-Report/Article/201002415556956?lpos=Politics_First_UK_News_Article_Teaser_Region_2&lid=ARTICLE_15556956_Homeopathy_Should_Not_Be_Funded_By_NHS%2C_MPs_Say%3A_Science_And_Technology_Committee_Publishes_Report

^^^ Cheezus, look at the size of that URL! ^^^

Pulse

MPs call for end to NHS funding of homeopathy

http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=35&storycode=4125148&c=2

Reuters

British homeopathy funding is “bad medicine”: panel

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61L26E20100222

Chemist and Druggist

NHS should not pay for homeopathy, MPs say

http://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/c/portal/layout?p_l_id=259751&CMPI_SHARED_articleId=3736035&CMPI_SHARED_ImageArticleId=3736035&CMPI_SHARED_articleIdRelated=3736035&CMPI_SHARED_ToolsArticleId=3736035&CMPI_SHARED_CommentArticleId=3736035&articleTitle=NHS%20should%20not%20pay%20for%20homeopathy,%20MPs%20say

Reality is my Religion

Huge win against homeopathy in the UK!

http://realityismyreligion.wordpress.com/2010/02/22/huge-win-against-homeopathy-in-the-uk/

British Homeopathic Association press release.

Homeopathy works and is an important part of the NHS

http://www.britishhomeopathic.org/media_centre/press_releases/february_2010_prs.html

Foundation for Integrated Health press release

Homeopathy: where is the patient in scientists’ calculations?

http://www.fih.org.uk/media_centre/homeopathy_patients.html

Science-based Pharmacy blog

British MPs Tell Gov’t: Stop Funding Homeopathy

http://sciencebasedpharmacy.wordpress.com/2010/02/22/british-mps-tell-govt-stop-funding-homeopathy/

JDC325

Evidence: Government Policy and Homeopathy

http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2010/02/22/evidence-government-policy-and-homeopathy/

Martin Robbins in Guardian Science Blogs

MPs deliver their damning verdict: Homeopathy is useless and unethical

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2010/feb/22/mps-verdict-homeopathy-useless-unethical

Edzard Ernst in Guardian CiF

No to homeopathy placebo

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/feb/22/science-homeopathy-clinical-trials

Nature Science Blogs

UK ‘must stop funding homeopathy’, say politicians

http://blogs.nature.com/news/thegreatbeyond/2010/02/uk_must_stop_funding_homeopath.html

Thinking Is Dangerous – Dr* T

“Come in homeopaths, your time is up” – MPs urge Government to quit funding homeopathy

http://thinking-is-dangerous.blogspot.com/2010/02/come-in-homeopaths-your-time-is-up-mps.html

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3 Responses to Articles about the Homeopathy Evidence Check #evcheck #ten23

  1. […] but oh no. Not the homeopaths. Despite the 1023 campaign drawing attention to homeopathy, and STFC report into homeopathy concluding that homeopathy is not deserving of NHS funding, the homeopaths continue to draw […]

  2. […] Early Day Motion 908 which expressed concern with the scientifically robust conclusions of the Science and Technology select committee evidence check into homeopathy – EDM 908 was deliciously relabelled by Prof David Colquhoun as “A handy list of […]

  3. […] many are unhappy with the NHS’ spending on homeopathy and other complementary medicines (see many great posts on the EvCheck, listed by […]

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