Tag Archives: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Anti-vaccine chiropractors 66 – adjusting a 3 day old baby in hospital

First off, a quick note: readers will notice that this post is entitled Anti-vaccine chiropractors 66. Where are the other ones, from 51-65? They were previously named Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 1-15.  As I thought the original Anti-vaccine chiropractors series would forever … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 1 – Joanne Howard: Victoria

Welcome to 2016, everyone; and welcome to a brand new series which highlights the anti-vaccination activism of registered Australian nurses and midwives. As with the ongoing series on anti-vaccine chiropractors, posts in this series will feature examples of the anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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Australian chiropractor’s baby book creates antivaxers – in their own words

Registered Australian chiropractor Jennifer Barham-Floreani (JBF) is a regular feature of this blog for her unabashed anti-vaccinationism. She regularly presents at overseas anti-vaccination chiropractic events alongside such gods of anti-vaccinationism as Andrew Wakefield, Barbara Loe Fisher and Billy DeMoss (I’ll … Continue reading

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Board member of CAA QLD admits to discussing vaccines with clients who then cease immunising

Repeating a timeline of the troubles we’ve seen in Australian chiropractic over the last few years runs the risk of boring you all to tears. But, it is important. It is important to remind those who are meant to be … Continue reading

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Dr Kevin Coleman – the antivaxers’ champion

Dr Kevin Coleman is a general practitioner at Tuggerah Medical Centre, on the New South Wales Central Coast. Coleman publicly lists his medical employment history on his Facebook profile, including his current position at Tuggerah Medical Centre: Pay particular attention to the … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 65 – another CAA AVN supporter

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 15 – another CAA AVN supporter] Over two years ago, on August 8 2013, the Chiropractic Board of Australia issued a press release announcing it was “cracking down” on anti-vaccination misinformation from chiropractors: The Chiropractic … Continue reading

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Flinders University nursing lecturer an anti-vaccine, anti-fluoride activist

We often wonder how it comes to pass that so many nurses and midwives end up being anti-vaccine activists. How does someone who goes through a whole university course of evidence-based learning end up rejecting the evidence behind immunisation? It … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 64 – helping the AVN scare and misinform

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 14 – helping the AVN scare and misinform] Immunisation is a healthcare topic which is outside of the scope of practise for Australian chiropractors. Even the evidence-challenged Chiropractors’ Association of Australia was forced kicking and screaming … Continue reading

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Sydney antivaxer attacks Young Australian of the Year (WA) Cath Hughes – updated

This post was originally published on October 27 2015 as: Sydney antivaxer attacks Young Australian of the Year (WA) Cath Hughes On November 8 2015 Catherine  Hughes was awarded the 2016 WA Young Australian of the Year! Cath Hughes is … Continue reading

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Scratching that irritating infection at the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia’s National Conference

The Chiropractors’ Association of Australia is currently winding up its 2015 Annual Conference. The CAA has been very busy in the evidence-PR-mobile in an attempt to stop the likely haemorrhage of members to the new, more evidence-based representative association, Chiropractic … Continue reading

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