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Complementary medicine should be integrated into the NHS

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7116.1111f (Published 01 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1111
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    A report on the future role of complementary and alternative medicines and how therapies such as homoeopathy, acupuncture, and osteopathy can be more fully integrated into the NHS has been widely welcomed.

    The report is the culmination of 18 month's work by four working groups set up in February last year at the request of the Prince of Wales. The document, which is part of the Prince's Initiative on Integrated Medicine, is designed to stimulate debate on the possible role of complementary medicines …

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