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The Skeptic Zone

Oct 15, 2016

Richard Saunders

More Good Thinking... with Michael Marshall
The Good Thinking Society welcomed the decision by NHS Wirral CCG to decommission homeopathy and Iscador services. The decision comes after months of consultation which showed overwhelming support from the public for an end to funding.

At QED 2016, in the Ockham Awards event/campaign shortlist, readers of the British version of 'The Skeptic Magazine' voted for The Good Thinking Society for their homeopathy in the NHS campaign.

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia issues position statement on anti-vaccine nurses and midwives
On October 11 2016, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia responded to a number of complaints regarding anti-vaccination material and advice being disseminated by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and registered midwives, by publishing a new position statement on anti-vaccination misinformation:

Maynard's Spooky Action...
Interviews at "An Evening with Goldacre" in Sydney
Robyn Willims from ABC radio's Science Show
Signe Dean from SBS radio and Australian Skeptics


NZ Skeptics Conference 2016 - Queenstown, 2nd-4th December