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LDN gets a debate in the House of commons

This week, on the 8th December at 6pm, there will be a debate about making LDN available to patients who ask for it on the NHS.

Currently there are no reasons to refuse patients, but they are being refused. This debate can change this situation for old drugs that find new uses and for which patients choose it in large numbers, especially for a drug that is low cost and known to be safe.

Efficacy is a plus point but it needs proving in a trial and is hardly likely to get that. However, if patients want a safe drug, regardless of known efficacy, it should be possible to allow them to have it on the NHS. AFter all, we are the ones with the diseases and we tend to know what we want to do about it.

Please support this work, by contacting your MP and asking them to contribute to the debate. It has been submitted by Nia Griffith MP with suport fom a good number of MP’s so far. If you wish to help, go to the LDNNow website and tell us or reply to me here.

Thankyou

http://services.parliament.uk/calendar/#!/calendar/Commons/MainChamber/2011/12/8/events.html

Andrew

Well done will do what you request today. For those who want the House of Commons link to the debate is above.

will support MP will be getting fed up with me but hey

Thankyou David

Could be interesting to see how many MPs actually attend the debate.

This will provide a valuable insight into how important the main political parties view the topic.

Geoff

I think the problem is for a variety of reasons western governments give higher priority to the financial heath of the pharmaceutical industry than the health of their citizens.

Here a link to an article on how it works in the land of the free.

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/04/lobbyists-stealing-government.aspx?e_cid=20111204_SNL_Art_1

What evidence based medicine really means in general terms is evidence from clinical trials financed by the pharmaceutical industry based solely on their commercial interests. Sometimes where the patients interest coincided with the financial interests of the industry good product get licensed. LDN is just one of many treatments that do not get tested because it is in nobodies interests for them to be tested.

The issue here however is a group of ordinary people have achieved a debate in our parliament so we do have some democracy left.

I think the problem is for a variety of reasons western governments give higher priority to the financial heath of the pharmaceutical industry than the health of their citizens.

Here a link to an article on how it works in the land of the free.

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/04/lobbyists-stealing-government.aspx?e_cid=20111204_SNL_Art_1

What evidence based medicine really means in general terms is evidence from clinical trials financed by the pharmaceutical industry based solely on their commercial interests. Sometimes where the patients interest coincided with the financial interests of the industry good product get licensed. LDN is just one of many treatments that do not get tested because it is in nobodies interests for them to be tested.

The issue here however is a group of ordinary people have achieved a debate in our parliament so we do have some democracy left.