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"The Lancet action will add substantially to the growing pressure upon NICE and the Department of Health to answer concerns from the medical profession over double standards in requirements for evidence of safety and efficacy of treatments. According to a recent Guardian article, around 42% of GPs in England will consider referring patients to a homoeopath, while in Scotland as many as 86% are said to be in favour of the 250-year-old holistic therapy." Healthwatch-UK Newsletter No.59 (October 2005)