Regular visitors to the BHA’s website will know we have launched a legal challenge to NHS England’s consultation on their recommendation that GPs no longer prescribe homeopathy. Here we publish our submission to last year’s consultation.
NHS England’s decision that homeopathy should not be prescribed in primary care is disappointing but not unexpected given the fundamentally flawed consultation it conducted around homeopathy. Instead of listening to patients who have benefited from the therapy, or to the doctors who have treated them, NHS England chooses to base its decision on the discredited […]
The British Homeopathic Association’s (BHA) campaign to raise money to fund a judicial review of NHS England’s plan to stop GPs prescribing homeopathy has reached £10,000 in just seven days. Cristal Sumner, BHA chief executive, said: We are overwhelmed at the level of financial support we’ve received and I would like to thank everyone for […]
The parliamentary petition to stop NHS England banning doctors from prescribing homeopathy has reached 21,000 signatures. At 100,000 signatures the petition will be considered for debate in parliament. If you haven’t already signed the petition, visit www.petition.parliament.uk/petitions/200154 And don’t forget to write to your MP to let him or her know how strongly you feel […]
Why is NHS homeopathy worth fighting for? Dr Helen Beaumont, GP and homeopathic physician talks about her work, the judicial review and what we can do to help now.