Wirral health chiefs scrap homeopathy funding

Wirral health chiefs scrap homeopathy funding
 

Health bosses at an NHS trust thought to be one of only three still providing homeopathy in England are to stop funding the treatment.
Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said 95% of people it consulted wanted to end the £16,500 it spent a year on homeopathy.
However, a homeopathic doctor said it was "a sustainable ongoing" treatment.
Homeopathy uses highly diluted substances that practitioners say can cause the body to heal itself.
'Waste of money' Dr Sue Wells, Wirral CCG's medical director, said the decision "wasn't about finance".
She said: "We... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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