UK Chiropractic Associations

These are the people who are supposed to protect the interests of their members.

Latest from the British Chiropractic Association’s president Richard Brown (The guy who thought it was a good idea to sue Simon Singh). No icebergs sail on, full speed ahead.

August 6, 2010
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Latest from the British Chiropractic Association’s president Richard Brown (The guy who thought it was a good idea to sue Simon Singh). No icebergs sail on, full speed ahead.

Oh Dear! The bit I like best is in the last paragraph I believe the BCA President is an avid reader of this blog and advises  “dont believe all you read. In recent months Ive seen comments made about the BCA that are clearly designed to damage its reputation and adversely affect the confidence...

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United we stand, divided we fall. At last the UCA has taken the lead for chiropractors in the UK.

August 6, 2010
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United we stand, divided we fall. At last the UCA has taken the lead for chiropractors in the UK.

Never ever ever give in to tyranny. These guys were prepared to go to jail for what the believed in. The President of the United Chiropractic Association Kevin Proudman has proposed to form a coalition of chiropractic associations (UCA, SCA and MCA) within the UK called the Alliance of UK Chiropractors (AUKC).  The formation...

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Quote of the week by Richard Brown President of the British Chiropractic Association.

June 30, 2010
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Quote of the week by Richard Brown President of the British Chiropractic Association.

    “Events of the last twenty years in the UK have elevated chiropractic from relative obscurity to a respected and regulated healthcare profession. The BCA has been integral to this process of evolution. Yet we must never lose sight of the fact that reputations are hard earned but quickly lost.”   It is...

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Give generously to the British Chiropractic Association so they can build their bridge to oblivion.

May 19, 2010
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Give generously to the British Chiropractic Association so they can build their bridge to oblivion.

The BCA president Richard Brown recently sent a begging letter to the members of the ECU asking them to help fund their legal expenses to deal with with the chiropractic skeptics complaints After explaining about the Simon Sing case, he explained why the BCA needed the money. Excerpts from the letter are in red...

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Should the WFC and ECU expel the British Chiropractic Association from its ranks?

May 17, 2010
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Should the WFC and ECU expel the British Chiropractic Association from its ranks?

  The British Chiropractic Association is the chosen representative of   the ECU and the World Federation of Chiropractic in the UK. As the BCA has ignored the views of the majority of UK chiropractors and the WFC policy statement, on the use of Prescription Drugs and the BCA council. In addition its continued support...

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British Chiropractic Association asks the General Chiropractic Council to seek prescribing rights for its members

May 2, 2010
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British Chiropractic Association asks the General Chiropractic Council to seek prescribing rights for its members

A ballot of BCA members has resulted in 78% of the votes cast (which was not that many), being in favour of asking the GCC to approach the Medicines Healthcare Regulatory Authority to set in motion a proposal to secure prescribing rights for chiropractors. This is a sad day for chiropractic, but at least...

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The BCA has form in the way they try to deal with critics

April 18, 2010
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This is an e-mail I sent to BCA members after I left the association in 2004. The told members they were seeking legal advice after my comments but did nothing. It would appear from the agenda for this years BCA AGM that Barry Lewis (BCA president) and Tim Hutchful’s (secretary ) amendments to the...

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The British Chiropractic Association have perfected the art of putting heads in sand.

April 8, 2010
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The British Chiropractic Association have perfected the art of putting heads in sand.

In July I quoted from the BCA members Newsletter “In Touch” when the President of the BCA Tony Metcalfe reassured members and advises them to keep the Simon Singh issue “in perspective”. He asked “how many of your patients are aware of what is going on? I can tell you that none of my...

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Why the United Chiropractic Association (UCA) and traditional chiropractors, should be supporting Simon Sings campaign for free speech.

January 20, 2010
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Technorati Tags: Britiah Chiropractic Association,BCA,united chiropractic association,UCA,simon singh,free speech.,general chiropractic council,couch trip Senior chiropractors have a long history of using lawyers to stiffel debate. I have been threatened with legal action for my views by the GCC, the BCA, and the McTimoney association, the UCA dont sue they just keeps their heads down. I...

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BCA advises people how to fall in the snow

January 13, 2010
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BCA advises people how to fall in the snow

This is Isabelle my six year old daughter spreading rock salt on the footpath outside our house after my partner Janette had cleared the snow last week. We also did this last February, it takes less than thirty minutes and our house is bigger than average. The met office tells us it is usually...

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