Monday, May 2, 2016

Why is a UK hospital offering dubious "energy therapies"? Belfast blogger and I have asked UK oversight agency

Last Monday, my Belfast, Northern Ireland, blogging buddy Dean Sterling Jones and I co-signed and co-blogged a request for a review of dubious medical treatments being offered by a Liverpool hospital. We filed our request with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), "the independent regulator of health and social care in England."

Via  People’s Experiences of the Health Psychology Service at Walton Hospital, Derbyshire County Community Health Services

Today we filed a similar request with the CQC re: Derbyshire Community Health Services which is apparently offering “Neuro-Linguistic Programming,” “energy therapies,” and “Emotional Freedom Technique,” treatments discussed in the post Mental Help: Procedures to Avoid by retired psychiatrist Stephen Barrett MD, founder and proprietor of