Homoeopathy hit the headlines last week when Prince Charles told how he uses it on his farm “to reduce antibiotic usage”
I’ve always been curious about homoeopathy: as a young vet, I did a series of weekend courses at a National Health Hospital that specialised in homoeopathy – the courses were aimed at introducing young vets and human GPs to the topic. I learned a lot about the method, concluding eventually that it did not work consistently enough for me to use it, and agreeing with the sceptics that there is no evidence for how it works, or indeed that it works at all.
But does that mean that “believing” vets should be stopped from using it in their patients? I don’t think so and I explain why in this week’s article at The Telegraph.