Pharmacists’ warned on homeopathy

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) says doctors should stop prescribing homeopathic remedies and pharmacists should stop selling them.

The RACGP’s position statement on homeopathy which was released this week, follows findings by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) that homoeopathy fail to deliver health benefits beyond placebo.

RACGP says given there is “strong evidence to confirm that homeopathy has no effect beyond that of placebo as a treatment for various clinical conditions” it makes no sense to