How Homeopathy is Being Kicked Out of the U.K.’s Health System*

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How Homeopathy is Being Kicked Out of the U.K.’s Health System*

By Sam Woolfe

By jochenpippir

Homeopathy is no longer available on the NHS in the North of England, a move which has been welcomed by the British Humanist Association (BHA). And ironically, “BHA” is also an abbreviation shared by the British Homeopathic Association, which has longed campaigned against the state funding of homeopathy. The decision comes after months of campaigning by the Good Thinking Society, a charity set up to promote rational thinking.

In response to this news, BHA Director of Public Affairs and Policy Pavan Dhaliwal said:

“We are delighted that NHS officials in Wirral have decided that precious NHS funds should be reserved for real treatments with a proven track record of efficacy, and we would like to see these decisions mirrored by those remaining NHS trusts in Britain which still fund homeopathy.”

The point about saving NHS funds will resonate with…

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