'Naturopath' banned over bicarb soda cancer cure claims

The HCCC ruled that Barbara O'Neill's actions would have discouraged patients from chemo

A woman who claimed cancer was a fungus that could be treated with bicarbonate soda has been banned for life from providing health services.

Barbara O’Neill. Photo: Facebook.
Barbara O’Neill. Photo: Facebook

Barbara O’Neill, of northern NSW — who provided services as a naturopath, nutritionist and health educator — posed a risk to the health of members of the public over her advice, according to a decision by the Health