The random thoughts of a sceptical activist

Acupuncture

My local NHS Trust and AltMed

Ever anxious to ensure the taxpayer isn’t paying for bogus therapies, I though it was about time I asked my local NHS trust.

I duly sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust. I wanted to get a comprehensive understanding of what AltMed therapies they indulged in. Their responses are in italics:

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The unbelievable world of acupuncture

A brief interlude between posts on chiropractic.

I received an invitation to attend a conference on acupuncture: the British Conference of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine to be held at Royal Holloway University of London, in September. All I’m going to do is give you a few quotes from their blurb. Some of the workshop highlights include:

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