Are you aware that the University of Auckland has sent a very comprehensive
questionnaire to natural health stores, as they are doing a funded study of
the industry. Funded by whom??
It is supposed to be voluntary but if the first set of questions are not
answered they are going to send two more, then phone the store.
The information is supposed to be kept secure but why is the study being
done? They want all sorts of information regarding qualifications of store
staff, side effects of health products noted etc. They also want to know
what we think of the failed attempt by the move to become governed by the
TGA last year.
It may be innocent, but there may also be a hidden agenda. Is Medsafe
behind this? Will the information be used to tighten the screws on our