Complementary and alternative medicine consultation

On 13 March 2017, the Charity Commission launched a consultation into “the use and promotion of complementary and alternative medicine: making decisions about charitable status.” They received over 300 submissions, including a joint submission from Sense about Science and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

The Commission will announce the outcome of the public consultation soon.

Select coverage

UK may force charities to prove complementary therapies work, New Scientist (16 May 2017)

Regulator could strip alternative medicine charities of their status, the Guardian (18 May 2017)

Alternative medicine groups risk losing their charity status, the Times (19 May 2017)

Published: 24 July 2017