RLHIM Patient Champions Integrated Medicine at Parliamentary Event

Lauren Vaknine with David Amess MP When only 2 years old, Lauren Vaknine was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis – now termed Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) – it was predicted that by the age of twenty she would most likely be wheelchair bound. With her family’s support, using complementary medicines and, not least, drawing on… Read more about RLHIM Patient Champions Integrated Medicine at Parliamentary Event

Health Committee enquiry into management of long-term conditions

The rising incidence of long term conditions (LTCs) is the greatest single challenge to public health in the UK with the most important factors being age and socio-economic deprivation. Many people with LTCs have more than medical condition and are frequently prescribed 5 or more drugs at once – some to counteract the adverse reactions… Read more about Health Committee enquiry into management of long-term conditions

“The NHS is right to fund homoeopathy” – BMJ 4 May 2011

In the 4 May issue of the BMJ, Dr Clare Stanford from the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology, and Pharmacology, University College London has written a personal view on the NHS funding of homeopathy “The campaign to expel homoeopathy from the NHS continues unabated despite a position statement from the Department of Health: “We believe in patients being able to make… Read more about “The NHS is right to fund homoeopathy” – BMJ 4 May 2011