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I am not calling Peter Dixon President of the College of Chiropractors a liar, but…….

April 10, 2013
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I am not calling Peter Dixon President of the College of Chiropractors a liar, but…….

 It pleases me greatly that my posts have stood the test of time, Dixon and Coats have moved on from the GCC, there is not a lot more  I have to say about the  GCC, as long as they keep out of my way, I will leave them alone. Below is a post I...

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Skeptics like Edzard Ernst remind me of Humpty Dumpty in their use of words.They make them up as they go along.

October 21, 2012
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Skeptics like Edzard Ernst remind me of Humpty Dumpty in their use of words.They make them up as they go along.

Have not blogged for a while. Funny how your priorities change when faced with the possibility of a premature end. About two months ago I was given the all clear, which means 12 months after surgery and having finished six months of chemotherapy I am still alive, no longer have a colostomy bag and...

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As I read this advice to United Chiropractic Association members, perhaps someone could explain what the purpose of the UCA is.

May 9, 2012
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As I read this advice to United Chiropractic Association members, perhaps someone could explain what the purpose of the UCA is.

This “advice”was posted by chiropractic skeptic Blue Wode on Twitter this evening. Its from the UCA to its members. As one of the founder members of the UCA, I am curious how they square this advice with the original  UCA core values and mission statement which I still subscribe to in practice and on...

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Scheming politician to represent chiropractic at London Olympics, does Peter Dixon still practice chiropractic?

April 15, 2012
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Scheming politician to represent chiropractic at London Olympics, does Peter Dixon still practice chiropractic?

Is it any wonder the chiropractic profession is made look bad when the scheming politician Peter Dixon, is selected as a member of the central medical team at the London Olympics.  I was recently invited by Sports physiologist Lars Mickaelsik to spent the  day observing Brazil and Norways training camp at the Olympic park...

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Great Article by George Monbiot in todays Guardian. He could have been writing about the General Chiropractic Council or the CHRE

March 15, 2012
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Great Article by George Monbiot in todays Guardian. He could have been writing about the General Chiropractic Council or the CHRE

The article below is from todays Guardian, Skeptics always assumed I was anti GCC because I wanted softer regulation, I am against the GCC because they are another Goverment quango not fit for purpose. Made up of people more interested in their own positions rather than performing the job they have been given.  Before...

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Is it me or should we be telling chiropractors to set their standards of care at 40 PVA

February 24, 2012
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Just to clarify a few things for all the skeptics visiting the site to see this posting. I am a qualified chiropractor and as I have put it up I can say  its not what I would call typical chiropractic. It American sales techniques which have infiltrated chiropractic in Europe in  recent years. Yes...

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The function of statutory self regulation is not to protect the public, its there to protect government ministers when a profession cocks up

February 22, 2012
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You have to laugh. Questions are being asked by real sceptics about the medical regulator ten years after Shipman. Is the GMC fit for purpose? 75 allegation have been made against surgeon David Jackson from 16 different patients going back to 2006 and the GMC has not held a hearing yet. Mr Jackson has...

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After the Storm–what have we learned? That Richard Brown has learned nothing .

January 31, 2012
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After the Storm–what have we learned? That Richard Brown has learned nothing .

I have got involved with a very interesting discussion on Linkedin  on the relevance of the subluxation to chiropractic. The discussion moved on to “chiropractors needs cultural authority” like the osteopaths in the US and this point of view was supported by an interview given by Richard Brown in the Austrialia  After the Storm...

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Chiropractors falling in love with “NASA” technology and promoting the scientific method’, should read this article by a real medical doctor Robert Kornfeld

November 16, 2011
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Chiropractors falling in love with “NASA” technology and promoting the scientific method’, should read this article by a real medical doctor Robert Kornfeld

  6 Medical Myths Even Your Doctor May Still Believe. By Dr Robert Kornfeld Huffington Post November 2011 "The more things change, the more they stay the same." This couldn’t be truer of our health care delivery system. As a practicing physician for more than 30 years, I have experienced firsthand the explosion of...

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If you did not have the courage to question Margaret Coats when she was chief executive of the GCC, now’s your chance to ask how much she got to go

October 21, 2011
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If you did not have the courage to question Margaret Coats when she was chief executive of the GCC, now’s your chance to ask how much she got to go

I would not want anybody to miss CAM expo this weekend at Earls Court exhibition Centre. The promo for the event states “make sure you are there for the  UK’s only dedicated event to the complementary, natural and integrated healthcare sector.  With more exhibitors, more education and more associations than ever before it’s not...

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