Over the last four years, the Nightingale Collaboration has given the Advertising Standards Authority possibly their most difficult challenge: curbing the misleading claims made on complementary and alternative therapy websites. But as a result, many practitioners have realised their responsibilities and taken down long lists of ‘what homeopathy can help with…’, ‘how craniosacral therapy can cure your baby’s colic’, etc, etc. Some, however, continue to defy the regulator.
The Nightingale Collaboration have been using other regulators as well, eg the medicines regulator, the MHRA, to ensure manufacturers, sellers and advertisers of homeopathic and herbal medicines comply with the rules, regulations and laws they are supposed to, and Trading Standard to make complaints about claims for cancer treatments.
About Alan Henness
Alan Henness, one of the directors of the Nightingale Collaboration, will talk about what they’ve been up to and their future plans.
- Date: Wednesday, 9 September 2015
- Time: 8pm-10pm
- Venue: The Crown, 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK11 1BE
- Tickets: Pay as much as you like (minimum contribution £3), buy in advance or on the night