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Despite the damage done by the BCA the chiropractic profession should not seek “legitimacy” through the biomedical model

May 1, 2010
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Despite the damage done by the BCA the chiropractic profession should not seek “legitimacy” through the biomedical model

”The time has come for complementary medicine to turn away from the need to obtain legitimacy from orthodox medicine by adopting its paradigm and research methods” David St George, Consultant/Senior Lecturer in. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine at the Royal Free Hospital in London (2000). There were many interesting responses in the “Rapid...

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How are the General Chiropractic Council and the British Chiropractic Council going to deal with Zeno’s complaints

March 17, 2010
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How are the General Chiropractic Council and the British Chiropractic Council going to deal with Zeno’s complaints

This are the General Chiropractic Council’s answers ( in red) to my Freedom of Information request relating to their  dealings with the Sceptics complaints and the financial relationship BCA president Richard Brown has with the GCC. 1. How many of the complaints made by Alan Hennes and Simon Perry have gone before the Investigating...

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The BCA should know,you never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.

October 17, 2009
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The BCA should know,you never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.

Technorati Tags: British chiropractic association,simon singh Todays Guardian keeps the pressure on the Chiropractic profession to get new leaders. Chiropractors cause controversy Ben Goldacre The Guardian, Saturday 17 October 2009 For those with the finances to try to silence their critics, this has been a week of spectacular own goals. Trafigura has loudly advertised...

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BCA donkeys just keep digging.

October 15, 2009
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BCA donkeys just keep digging.

  You could not make this stuff up. Instead of trying to defend the chiropractic profession Tony Metcalfe and Richard Brown should have got a pair of stocks and invited the sceptics to pelt them with rotten eggs. They might get bored of doing that. Below is the latest from Jack of Kent. Latest...

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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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Making the complaint fit the GCC Code of Practice so charges can be brought.

May 25, 2006
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The last few days I have been attending a PCC hearing, Dr Monica Handa is the defendant. A complaint was made to Dr Handa by a patient. Then the complaint was changed, apparently because the patient wanted to "deal with infringements to our code of practice separately" She admitted to speaking with a number...

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