Posts Tagged ‘ BCA ’

Zeno only doing what BCA leaders did to UCA executive

July 1, 2009
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Zeno only doing what BCA leaders did to UCA executive

Some will feel sympathy for the BCA council members becoming the prime targets for GCC complaints. However one group who will feel no sympathy for them, are members of the former UCA executive who were subjected to 80 complaints to the GCC, yes its not a typo that was EIGHTY complaints. If me reporting...

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The McTimoney Chiropractic Association would seem to believe that chiropractic is “bogus”. Posted June 2009

June 26, 2009
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The McTimoney Chiropractic Association would seem to believe that chiropractic is “bogus”. Posted June 2009

This posting had 1,700 views after only two days and over 200  blogs were linked to it on my old blog platform. This e-mail was the shot of adrenaline supporters of the campaign to grant Simon Sing leave of appeal against Justice Eaddys defamation ruling needed as can be seen from the comments to...

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The BCA’s decision to sue Simon Singh will be a disaster for the profession

June 4, 2009
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The BCA’s decision to sue Simon Singh will be a disaster for the profession

It would be funny if it was not so tragic for the chiropractic profession, and the BCA leadership will not have the sense to call off their dogs. On the other hand it could turn out that the BCA council knew exactly what they were doing and their action was deliberate so chiropractic sceptics...

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GCC begin defining a biomedical scope of practice using the sceptic complaints as cover

June 3, 2009
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GCC begin defining a biomedical scope of practice using the sceptic complaints as cover

The UCA and BCA have been contacting their members regarding the BCAs libel cock up. I love saying I told you so! for the umpteenth time. The UCA should be telling their members chiropractic is not a treatment for any condition, chiropractors correct spinal dysfunction (subluxation) with a spinal adjustment and the adjustment may...

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Richard Brown Vice President of British Chiropractic Association argues that the criticism of his profession is wide of the mark

May 30, 2009
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Richard Brown Vice President of British Chiropractic Association argues that the criticism of his profession is wide of the mark

New Scientist INCE the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) decided to sue science writer Simon Singh for libel, scientists and journalists have unleashed a torrent of criticism against chiropractic. Much of this is misinformed and needs to be corrected. Many critics – including Edzard Ernst (New Scientist, 30 May, p 22) – hark back to...

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Zenos original complaint against BCA chiropractors

May 27, 2009
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Zenos original complaint against BCA chiropractors

The letter of complaint being sent to the GCC has been posted on ZENOs blog with a list of 524 chiropractors, their registration number and their websites. For fifteen years I tried to get chiropractors to work together and now chiropractic sceptics seem to be demonstrating how effective co-operation is over competition. The complaint...

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BCA and GCC member David Byfield would seem to concur with Simon Singh that the BCA were making bogus claims about the efficacy of chiropractic

May 1, 2008
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BCA and GCC member David Byfield would seem to concur with Simon Singh that the BCA were making bogus claims about the efficacy of chiropractic

Many of the statements made by Simon Sing and Edzard Ernst about chiropractic in their book “Trick or treatment” could have been lifted from David Byfields report and testimony in the GCC V Jesper Jensen case in 2002. I have always believed the Jensen case was brought by the GCC in an effort to...

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The Chiropractic Associations recognised the GCC was not fit for purpose in 2006

July 1, 2006
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Barry Lewis, Tim Hutchfull and Jan Krir represented the BCA at the meeting with Peter Dixon and Margaret Coates. and the other chiropractic associations This is what was reported in the June issue of BCA newsletter  "In Touch" By Barry Lewis President of the BCA. Peter Dixon opened the meeting by addressing issues raised...

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Lawyer tells BCA its ok to lack integrity

October 10, 2005
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On the 9th of October 2005 the BCA held their AGM and answered the question I had posed for them in an e-mail sent to the whole profession “has the BCA lost its integrity? Because the would not implement Human Rights Law into their disciplinary Procedures. According to the minutes of the AGM “...

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How much is the body politic going to cost us all

January 7, 2003
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How much is the body politic going to cost us all

How Much is the Body Politic Going to Cost us all? By Richard Lanigan DC THE BCAs “PROFESSIONAL STATEMENT” FURTHER DIVIDES THE PROFESSION These should be great times for the chiropractic profession, but we continue to waste energy and resources fighting among ourselves. The fact the BCA was unable to endorse the international consensus...

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