Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Why is UK's Hoveton & Wroxham Medical Centre offering dubious "alternative" therapies? Belfast blogger and I have asked UK oversight agency

On April 25, 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. On May 2, we blogged about a similar request we made re: a Derbyshire hospital offering "energy therapies."

We filed our requests with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), "the independent regulator of health and social care in England."

Today we filed another request with the CQC re: Hoveton & Wroxham Medical Centre (see the map) which, according to their website, is offering these treatments (all links to

“Neuro-Linguistic Programming” (NLP)
“Time Line Therapy”
• “Life Coaching”
“Emotional Freedom Techniques” (EFT)
“Thought Field Therapy” (TFT)
• “Eye Movement Integration”
• “Energy Healing”
• “Mindfulness”