The NZ Skeptics make regular submissions on regulatory matters which relate to our areas of interest.

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Pharmacy Council Code of Ethics Review Consultation

The NZ Skeptics are a voice of reason in New Zealand, and aim to promote the scientific method and evidence-based decision making throughout the public sphere. Healthcare decisions are an
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Submission on the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

Fluoridation The NZ Skeptics believe that the available scientific evidence shows community water fluoridation to be both a safe and effective measure for reducing incidence of tooth decay. What we
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Consultation on amendment to the Medical Council’s statement on advertising

The Medical Council asked for submissions on a proposed amendment to their statement on advertising in relation to the use of testimonials, with the amendment prohibiting the use of testimonials
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Submission on The Regulation of Natural Health Products consultation

  Below is the NZ Skeptics’ submission on the recent Regulation of Natural Health Products consultation, run by the Ministry of Health. The consultation is related to the Natural Health and
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Edward Linney – Pharmacy Council Code of Ethics Consultation Response

Submission relating to proposals by the Pharmacy Council to alter Clause 6.9 of the code of Ethics I am Edward Linney a consumer with an active interest in evidence based
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Pharmacy Council Code of Ethics Consultation

Submission to the Pharmacy Council’s 2015 Code of Ethics Consultation The Pharmacy Council’s Code of Ethics 2011 appears to be a well written document which puts the wellbeing of the
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Pharmacies Promoting Homeopathy

This report is part of the NZ Skeptics’ Submission to the Pharmacy Council‘s consultation of their Code of Ethics. The pharmacies below are were found by a quick google search to
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Pharmacy Homeopathy Reports

This report is part of the NZ Skeptics’ Submission to the Pharmacy Council‘s consultation of their Code of Ethics. The following are reports gathered in response to a request the NZ
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Keith Garratt – Submission to the Natural Health Products Bill

1. INTRODUCTION My name is Keith Garratt. I make this submission as a concerned member of the public. In general, I applaud the intent of creating greater control and certainty
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Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act

Submission to the Ministry of Health on the matter of the proposal that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) become a regulated profession under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act (HPCAA) 2003.
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Submission on Proposal for a Natural Health Products Bill

Name: Vicki Hyde, Chair If this submission is made on behalf of an organisation, please name that organisation here: NZ Skeptics Inc. Please provide a brief description of the organisation
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Current Policies and Policy Issues in New Zealand and Selected Countries This submission was completed by: Vicki Hyde Chair New Zealand Committee for Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal
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