The Humanist Society Scotland have called on the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Health, Shona Robinson, to review how NHS Boards are funding Homeopathy in Scotland.
This follows after NHS England announced they will end the funding of Homeopathy. If the changes go ahead in England, Scotland will be the only part of the UK where the NHS continues to fund the alternative treatment.
Good Thinking Society figures show funding for Homeopathy in the NHS in Scotland has reduced in recent years and shows six of the fourteen Scottish health boards spending £1.7m in the last year. The society says the funding could be better spent in other areas of healthcare: