The Chiropractic Board of Australia has had enough:
The Chiropractic Board of Australia cracks down to protect the public.
The Chiropractic Board of Australia is cracking down on chiropractors who step outside their primary role as healthcare practitioners and provide treatment that puts the public at risk.
To protect public safety, the Board has:
- ordered practitioners to remove all anti-vaccination material from their websites and clinics
- removed several courses from the list of approved CPD programs, and
- introduced random audits of practitioner compliance with the Board’s registration standards. [Media Release August 8 2013]
Banks and Dade Family Chiropractic is an adult and baby manipulating business in Forster, NSW. It is such a good business it won the local Business of the Year. Mark Banks is a member of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia. Linda Dade is/was a member of the money-hungry, ethics-shy, callous anti-vaccination organisation, the Australian Vaccination Network. She is also, of course, a member of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia.
I always ask myself the same question: Why the AVN?
In this one Meryl Dorey lies, stating that the new MMRV vaccine poses a “substantial” risk of seizures. Dade and Banks share the lie, which includes the inference that parents will know more than doctors, if they just read the internet, or something:
And, of course, the testimonials:
This is what the Chiropractic Board of Australia has to say about the use of testimonials:
5 What is unacceptable advertising?
This section is intended to provide a clear indication of the
type of advertising of services that the boards consider to
be unacceptable. Where examples are provided, they are
intended to assist practitioners and other persons who
advertise regulated health services to comply with the
advertising provisions of the National Law. They are not
intended to be exhaustive.
To comply with s. 133 of the National Law and these
guidelines, advertising of services must not:
(d) use testimonials or purported testimonials
These are certainly piling up. The CBA is going to need a fleet of inspectors.