Cost of homeopathic treatment

Jonathan Walker made this Freedom of Information request to Birmingham East and North Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Jonathan Walker

Dear Birmingham East and North Primary Care Trust (PCT),

I would like to know how much Birmingham East and North Primary Care Trust spent on homeopathic treatment in each of the last three years.

Yours faithfully,

Jonathan Walker

Probert Jane,

Dear Mr Walker

Further to your Freedom of Information request, please see our response
below.

· For the period September 2007 - August 2008 there was a spend
of £54,000 with Freshwinds in relation to palliative care.

· For the period September 2008 - August 2009 there was a spend
of £55,620 with Freshwinds, for palliative care services.

· For the period September 2009 - August 2010 there is a proposed
total spend of £65,620, again with Freshwinds.

If you have any queries about this request, please do not hesitate to
contact me, quoting reference 10/246.

Kind regards

Jane Probert

FoI Coordinator and PAA to -

Tina Gallagher - Deputy Director of Performance and Information

NHS Birmingham East and North

Telephone 0121 380 9213

[email address]

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Dear Probert Jane,

Thank you very much for your reply.

Can I just confirm that the palliative care services you refer to were homeopathic treatment? Were the entire sums you refer to spent on homeopathic treatment?

Yours sincerely,

Jonathan Walker

Probert Jane,

Dear Mr Walker

It is my understanding that the amounts quoted were spent entirely on homeopathic treatment for the periods stated.

Kind regards

Jane Probert
FoI Coordinator and PAA to -
Tina Gallagher - Deputy Director of Performance and Information
NHS Birmingham East and North
Telephone 0121 380 9213
[email address]

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