Doctors of Delusion, Medical Mavericks and Healthcare Hucksters

Tuesday, December 17 2019 at 7:30PM

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38 West Street
PO19 1RP

Tel: 01243 783185

Richard Rawlins

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In this talk, Richard tells of some of the more egregious practitioners of pseudo-medicine, purveyors of false promises and fraudulent charlatans who have preyed on the vulnerable and gullible down the ages. Here he applies his experience as a surgeon and intuition as a magician to a critical consideration of deceit, deception and downright skull-duggery.

Richard revealed The Secrets of Alternative Medicine to Bournemouth Skeptics in the Pub last August. Now he turns his attention to the practitioners, puffs and promoters who still prey on those who lack sufficient scepticism.


Dr. Richard Rawlins is a former lecturer in Anatomy, King’s College, London, Clinical Director of Surgery and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Bedford Hospital and Chairman of the UK Consultants Conference. Now retired from the NHS, Richard continues in practice as an expert witness for the courts and the GMC in cases of personal injury and clinical negligence.