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BodhiS said on 08 November 2012

The NHS spends approximately £230 million a year on anti-depressants alone which evidence has shown to be effective for only a minority of patients. 'Binge' drinking costs the NHS £2.7billion a year - with a reported 200,000 alcohol related hospital admissions in 2010-11. In comparison, homeopathy only costs between £3-4 million a year (about 0.0004% of the total NHS's £106 billion budget). An interesting website regarding the House of Commons Science and Technology's investigation of homeopathy is: And this website provides links to some of the organisations who talk about the evidence for homeopathy.