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Homeopathy should have professional accreditation revoked, NHS leaders urge

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 29 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6248
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

Senior NHS leaders have called for the UK’s largest group of registered homeopaths to have its accreditation revoked amid concerns that some practitioners are spreading misinformation about vaccines.

In a letter to the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for Health and Social Care, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens and national medical director Stephen Powis expressed “serious concerns” about the possible reaccreditation of the Society of Homeopaths. Such a seal …

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