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CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to fight a decision to axe homeopathy on the NHS.
Members of the NHS Lothian board unanimously agreed the controversial treatment, which costs £240,000 per year but has not been proven to work by any study, will no longer be publicly funded.
The British Homeopathic Association (BHA), which claimed the controversial alternative medicine had been the victim of a “hate campaign”, today refused to rule out a challenge in the courts.
Addition: Here is Edinburgh Skeptics response
Keir Liddle writes on Twitter: “The BHA are currently planning a legal/parliamentary challenge.”