Supplementary Memorandum submitted by Northern Ireland Association of Homeopaths
We wish to draw your attention to an error in the oral evidence given to the Science and Technology Committee by Mr Mike O'Brien MP, Minister for Health Services, on 30 November 2009.
response to Q174, Mr O'Brien said "...There
was also some research done in
Presumably the research to which Mr O'Brien was referring was the Complementary and Alternative Medicines Pilot Project, run by the Northern Ireland Department of Health during 2007-8, which was a direct result of a campaign by our organisation.
As you will see from the written evidence we have submitted to the Committee, Homeopathy was absolutely central to this successful project, and was found by the auditors to be rather more effective than other therapies across a range of chronic health problems.
Kenneth Mayne RSHom