RPSGB reviews homeopathy policy

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain appears to have changed its opinion on homeopathy. The poor quality information on the RPSGB's website is to be pulled and replaced. On Monday the Council of the Society decided it did not endorse homeopathy, due to the lack of scientific evidence to…

1023 and all that

Today 1023 held their mass overdose event, using homeopathic preparations, outside Boots the Chemists. I've already detailed my views on this with regard to the wider profession of pharmacy - it is not a problem only associated with Boots. However, the BBC report today has some two (amongst other) poor…

Homeopathic pharmacists to continue

This morning I was at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain's Branch Representative meeting representing the Birmingham and District branch. It's a yearly meeting, and an opportunity for the local branches of the organisation to pass motions which can be used to steer the organisation. One of the motions,…

Adopt a homeopath

Next week (14-21 June 2008) is homeopathy awareness week in the UK, hopefully other nations are spared. The theme is Homeopathy for Allergies. Sadly, this raising of awareness includes attempts to place homeopaths in pharmacies. For the eighth awareness week, The Society has again teamed up with Nelsons to highlight…