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NHS spend £12million on water.

Posted on: June 12, 2009

Stories like this depress me, so a freedom of information request by More4 News revealed that the NHS are spending millions of pounds on a treatment that time and time again has shown to work no better than a placebo.

I especially detest the ridiculous arguments made in defence of this clear shameful promotion of a pseudoscience. Check out this gem from David Peters, director of integrated medicine at the University of Westminster;

The overarching question is what is the NHS prepared to pay for? The people who go to the homeopathic hospital go there because they want to and they like it. They say it makes them better, it makes them feel better.

Well that maybe so David but I can think of plenty of things that I like doing that make me feel better, should I get the NHS to pay for them as well?

All we want is a health service that provides care and treatment that is backed up by evidence, is that so much to ask for?


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