The random thoughts of a sceptical activist

Contents

Title Date
An idiot's guide to understanding NHS homeopathy prescription data 12 October 2014
Falling trust in homeopathy 31 August 2014
Paying the price of homeopathic research 11 December 2013
WDDTY: Waging war on "doctor-induced disease" 13 October 2013
Beware the spinal spin 08 April 2013
Stop this unscientific meddling 17 February 2013
The Scottish Chiropractic Association: Attempting to ‘manipulate’ the entire Scottish population? 01 February 2013
A right Royal chiro cock-up 26 November 2012
Fog on the Tyne 20 September 2012
The bitter sugar pill 08 August 2012
That ‘neutral’ Swiss homeopathy report 09 May 2012
Chiro regulator admits systemic failures 03 April 2012
Cancer in Totnes 20 March 2012
OfQuack: protecting the public from quack nutritional therapists? 28 February 2012
Which nutritional therapist? 23 February 2012
Big business in Texas 26 November 2011
Changing times for homeopaths 29 October 2011
Dangerous homeopathy 27 July 2011
Homeopathy regulation: there's nothing in it 21 July 2011
The business of regulation 24 May 2011
The end of an era 15 May 2011
Is there a Doctor in the clinic? 27 April 2011
Taking the strain 24 April 2011
Out with the old… 08 April 2011
Active ingredients: still none (hopefully) 16 February 2011
Active ingredients: None 28 January 2011
Pseudo science down on the farm 18 January 2011
Humpty Dumpty regulation 14 December 2010
Where the evidence leads 17 November 2010
The Mass Libel Reform Blog – Fight for Free Speech! 10 November 2010
Getting their nappies in a twist 15 September 2010
Credit where credit's due 07 September 2010
Another weapon in the skeptic's arsenal 01 September 2010
Chiro evidence for subluxations pwned — by chiros! 24 August 2010
NHS Tayside want to employ a new doctor 17 August 2010
The beginning of the end? Part three 16 August 2010
My local NHS Trust and AltMed 08 August 2010
Murky waters 31 July 2010
The beginning of the end? Part two 11 July 2010
The beginning of the end? 28 June 2010
The Cracklash begins 26 June 2010
Standing up for science and evidence 26 June 2010
The Long and Winding Road 07 June 2010
In Memoriam 24 May 2010
Obituary: The death of the subluxation 15 May 2010
Bronfort on: Ear Infections 16 April 2010
Chiropractic Awareness Week 2008-2010 15 April 2010
OfQuack: not fit for purpose 02 April 2010
NHS Choices 31 March 2010
All change! 29 March 2010
Mass Lobby for Libel Reform 19 March 2010
Curbing the quacks & protecting the public 16 March 2010
Talking the talk 14 March 2010
Spot the difference 13 March 2010
What's Polish for 'chiropractor'? 02 March 2010
The GCC's Plethora 25 February 2010
Discover Chiropractic 27 January 2010
The respectable face of homeopathy? 23 January 2010
The trouble with babies 07 January 2010
Boots the Alternative Chemist 01 January 2010
Casting the runes II 31 December 2009
Washing dirty linen in public 07 December 2009
Chiropractic evidence mashup 06 December 2009
Shedding more light on acceptable evidence 02 December 2009
What a week for quackery! 27 November 2009
Landmark ASA ruling on asthma and colic 18 November 2009
Regulating nonsense: my response 16 November 2009
New ASA remit? 10 November 2009
Profit and loss: addendum 28 October 2009
Profit and loss 27 October 2009
The trouble with leaflets 21 October 2009
ASA demolish a plethora of evidence, leaving not a jot 14 October 2009
A bitter PIL to swallow 13 October 2009
I get anonymous chiropractic mail, I do! 07 October 2009
If it walks like a chiropractor and quacks like a chiropractor… 02 October 2009
We don't do drugs 25 September 2009
Richard Dawkins to address Lib Dem Conference to call for libel law reform 20 September 2009
And they just keep coming... 15 September 2009
Casting the runes 13 September 2009
Pulling up the drawbridge 08 September 2009
When only the best will do 26 August 2009
I see, it's not who you are… 25 August 2009
Now, what was that Section 60 Order all about again? 15 August 2009
Move to WordPress complete 14 August 2009
A claim or not a claim: that is the question 12 August 2009
Regulating nonsense 05 August 2009
What the fuss is all about 28 July 2009
Taking Osteopathy in Hand 25 July 2009
Another ASA win against quackery 21 July 2009
The somewhat muted support for the BCA by the World Federation of Chiropractic 20 July 2009
"We don't regulate associations…but we do regulate chiros" 17 July 2009
Advertising Standards Authority adjudications are fascinating! 16 July 2009
Looking after personal data...or not? The UCA and the DPA. 14 July 2009
Jeni Barnett does vaccines (again) 14 July 2009
Chiropractic complaints put back several months 13 July 2009
Can you hear me at the back? 04 July 2009
What procedure? (Part Two) 30 June 2009
The tale of the GCC and the 'Section 60 Order' 29 June 2009
Procedure? What procedure? And more backlash! 28 June 2009
Quacklash Backlash! 20 June 2009
Moving the goalposts (Part Three) 19 June 2009
Who's been blogging on chiroquacktic? After the 'plethora'. 19 June 2009
By invitation only - bizarre goings-on at OfQuack 18 June 2009
Moving the goalposts (Part Two) 17 June 2009
Moving the goalposts (Part One) 17 June 2009
Email #2 from the GCC 16 June 2009
Let's be aware. Very aware. 14 June 2009
The GCC respond: email #2 - we need copies of everything 12 June 2009
First Contact! 12 June 2009
Don't panic, Mr Mainwaring! 10 June 2009
Omnibus Complaint to the General Chiropractic Council 07 June 2009
The unbelievable world of acupuncture 07 June 2009
Is it really to do with the BCA's reputation? 05 June 2009
Chiroquacktic Research Dishonesty 02 June 2009
Ok, so how many chiroquacktors claim to treat colic? 31 May 2009
Who's been blogging on chiroquacktic? 30 May 2009
My complaint about a local chiroquacktor 30 May 2009
New chiroquacktic training manual uncovered! 30 May 2009
To 'protect the public', apparently 30 May 2009
These are the rules, nothing more, nothing less 30 May 2009
What chiroquacktors are allowed to claim 30 May 2009
What the BCA got up to in 2007 30 May 2009
My local chiroquacktor 30 May 2009
Last night's Simon Singh support meeting 30 May 2009
What the ASA have to say about chiroquacktic 30 May 2009
Who are the British Chiropractic Association? 30 May 2009
I want to get in on the act 30 May 2009
What is it with religions? 16 December 2008
What is it about discussion forums? 06 January 2007
Fortune-tellers & other charlatans 31 December 2006
Christian Unions 02 December 2006
Watch this space! 01 December 2006