Category Archives: Health Care Complaints Commission

Dr Kevin Coleman – the antivaxers’ champion 2

Update March 20 2017 Dr Kevin Coleman promoted his myth, that the influenza immunisation led to his stroke, in Anti-Vaccination Australia: Original post February 26 2017 On November 28 2015, readers were introduced to NSW Central Coast general practitioner, Dr … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 27

On October 11 2016, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia responded to a number of complaints regarding anti-vaccination material and advice being disseminated by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and registered midwives, by publishing a new position statement on anti-vaccination misinformation: … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 20

Serene Johnson (alternate Facebook  profile) is a registered nurse from the Hunter region of New South Wales. Johnson frequently cites her nursing and other related qualifications in her anti-vaccination activism, including photographs taken in her workplaces: Johnson has been active on antivax … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 71 – Arlyn Tombleson

Arlyn Tombleson is a registered chiropractor who owns a business called Wholistic Health Solutions, located in Albion Park, NSW: Tombleson states that he is also an osteopath; I could not find any evidence on the AHPRA register of practitioners that … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 70 – Paul Calladine

Today’s anti-vaccine chiropractor comes to us via antivax chiropractor Simon Floreani, of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (a past-president no less), whom we thank for alerting us to today’s subject. Paul Calladine is a registered chiropractor who runs a business … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 68 – Bret Hansell

Similarly to yesterday’s post, today’s post features a chiropractor who has been sharing anti-vaccination misinformation for many years, including just yesterday. This is startling, considering the proclamations from the Chiropractic Board of Australia, on this very subject.  As yesterday’s post … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 6

Ellen Thirley is a registered nurse and registered midwife from the NSW central coast. Thirley states her profession and employment history on her Facebook profile: Thirley first came to our attention on the Facebook page of the discredited anti-vaccination organisation, … Continue reading

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Antivaxers call for execution of public health hero

Here we go, again. I’ve written quite a few posts about the abuse and death threats which are heaped upon Dr Paul Offit by anti-vaccination activists, usually at the incitement of anti-vaccination leaders such as Barbara Loe Fisher, of the … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 3

Grant Francis is an enrolled nurse who works in aged care in the Maitland area. He identifies himself as a nurse on his Twitter profile, which is also from where today’s evidence is taken: Francis is the husband of anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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Queensland drug and bereavement counselor tells clients vaccines cause SIDS

Earlier this month, we heard the wonderful news that the Victorian health complaints process was going to be beefed up: A new bill cracking down on dodgy health practitioners, including gay conversion therapists, will be introduced to the Victorian Parliament. … Continue reading

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