BHA’s brave legal bid to overturn NHS decision on homeopathy fails

The British Homeopathic Association (BHA) has failed in its legal challenge to get NHS England’s decision to stop funding homeopathic medicines overturned. Last year, NHS England recommended doctors should no longer prescribe a number of treatments, including homeopathy, that it … Continue reading

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Defending patient choice

The BHA has just launched the second part of their campaign to help fund the legal fees for their judicial review hearing, now scheduled for 1 May. Your support will help make NHS England more accountable, defend patient choice and, … Continue reading

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NHS homeopathy in Bristol

Homeopathy services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are under threat! Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a consultation which ends on 15th April wanting the public’s view. It’s simple to complete and will only take five minutes … Continue reading

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Thousands sign up in support of NHS homeopathy

Almost 35,000 people signed the BHA’s parliamentary petition calling on NHS England to continue to allow doctors to prescribe homeopathy and herbal medicine. The petition was launched last September when NHS England announced it was it was considering removing herbal … Continue reading

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Help homeopathy by signing our petition

VOTE NOW! We have less than 2 weeks left to reach the target and push for a debate in parliament about homeopathy and herbal medicines on the NHS. The consultation which prompted the petition is being challenged legally and the … Continue reading

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NHS England and homeopathy

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 … Continue reading

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The BHA Seeks a Judicial Review Against the NHS Consultation

The NHS is slowly dismantling our healthcare choices without proper and lawful consultation. Two days ago, the British Homeopathic Association (BHA) commenced its legal challenge, asking for a judicial review of the NHS England consultation, Items which should not be … Continue reading

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Keep the pressure on NHS England

Thank you to everyone who responded to the NHS England consultation and got involved in the BHA’s campaign: Save Homeopathic and Herbal Medicines. As you know, the BHA has from the outset questioned the legality of the NHS England consultation … Continue reading

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The Government responds to our petition

This morning, the Government responded to our petition to prevent NHS England abolishing GP prescriptions of herbal and homeopathic medicines. We now have over 14,600 signatures, so an official response was expected. In essence, the government hasn’t replied to the … Continue reading

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Notes to help you in completing the NHS England Consultation

As part of our Save Homeopathy and Herbal medicines campaign, we know from feedback that the consultation response portal on NHS England’s website is not very helpful and is actually obstructive in easily providing feedback. Many questions are optional, meaning … Continue reading

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