Should the NHS pay for homeopathy?
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For and against: Should the NHS pay for homeopathy?

Ministers are considering whether homeopathy should be put on a list of treatments GPs in England are banned from prescribing.

The controversial practice is based on the principle that "like cures like", but critics say patients are being given useless sugar pills.

Victoria Derbyshire presenter Joanna Gosling spoke to Simon Singh from the Good Thinking Society, who has been campaigning for homeopathy to be banned for some time and Dr Peter Fisher from the Faculty of Homeopathy at the Royal Hospital of London.

  • 13 Nov 2015
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