The practice and regulatory requirements of naturopathy and western herbal medicine in Australia

@inproceedings{Lin2005ThePA,
  title={The practice and regulatory requirements of naturopathy and western herbal medicine in Australia},
  author={Vivian Wenli Lin and Pauline Mccabe and Alan Bensoussan and Stephen P. Myers and Marc M Cohen and Sophie J Hill and Genevieve Howse},
  booktitle={Risk management and healthcare policy},
  year={2005}
}
Australian health workforce regulation is premised on the need to protect public health and safety. Specific criteria are set out by governments to ascertain the degree of risk and the need for government intervention. A study was undertaken to understand the current state of usage and the practice of naturopathy and western herbal medicine, and to ascertain whether statutory regulation was warranted. We found increased use of these complementary therapies in the community, with risks arising… CONTINUE READING

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