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Teach out period extended for Advanced Diplomas

With the removal of the Advanced Diplomas of Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Medicine and Homoeopathy, from the Health Training Package at the end of this year, training providers initially thought they had 18 months to teach out students already enrolled in December 2015. That was then extended to 2 years with some recent changes […]

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Bottles in Childers Pharmaceutical Museum

Herbs, Glass Bottles & Poisons – April NHAA Sydney Chapter

April is the first NHAA Sydney Chapter Meeting for the year, and they have asked me to speak again. But this time it will be a bit different – a pictorial conversation of herbal history, entitled “Herbs, Glass Bottles & Poisons in Childers – A Snapshot of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Herbal Medicine”. Date: Tuesday […]

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Research participation – dispensary decisions

Dr Sue Evans PhD and Dr Cathy Avila PhD are gathering research data on how herbal practitioners make decisions about their dispensary stock. So if you are herbalist or naturopath, and have any input or involvement in stocking or choosing products for your dispensary, I really encourage you to participate. Participation is painless – an online […]

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Is this working? My presentation today at the Conference

Today is Day 2 of the NHAA 9th International Conference on Herbal Medicine, and at midday today I’ll be presenting on something I’m quite passionate about – outcome measures in clinical practice. Day 1 was awesome, with some great speakers and time to catch up with colleagues. Today is looking just as great, with some […]

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Say hello at the 9th International Conference on Herbal Medicine

The International Conference on Herbal Medicine is coming up on 20-22 March this year. Established by the NHAA, this now biennial conference is a highlight on the national and international herbal calendar. As always I’ll be attending, but I’ve also been accepted as a speaker. “Is this Working? Clinical Outcome Measures in Practice & Education” is […]

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Confirmed – Advanced Diplomas to be deleted December 2015

On Friday 21 November 2014 the Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council (CS&HISC) issued a notice confirming the decision to delete the Advanced Diplomas of Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, and Homoeopathy, from December 2015. Whilst this decision was made months ago, extreme opposition by a small number of stakeholders with vested interests […]

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