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Terry Cunningham said on 25 December 2010

I have been trying for a decade to establish NHS funding for Heliotherapy (natural phototherapy) for "severe psoriasis" despite this treatment being accepted and funded by the health systems of most EAA coutries, the NHS Dermatology profession seem to be strongly opposed to Heliotherapy. I wonder if there is any correlation between this fact and the fact that leading members of the UK dermatology profession are employed by the parmacetuical industry manufacturing systemic drugs approved by NICE on the strength of "industry sponsored trials and expert opinion" by dermatology professors presented to NICE appraisal and consultation commitees