Benhayon v Rockett June 2018 discovery judgment

NSW Supreme Court Queens SquareOn 1 February 2018 I sought orders for Serge Benhayon to give further discovery and to provide sworn answers to interrogatory questions. Judgment was handed down on 20 June 2018. Read the judgment in full at NSW Case Law website: 

https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/5b2997afe4b0b9ab4020d0a0

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The Conversation: Universal Medicine and the case for better consumer protection from quackery

 

Screenshot 2018-05-11 08.40.17Emeritus Professor John Dwyer of University of New South Wales examines Universal Medicine’s controversial activities as a purported health service. He takes aim at UM’s bogus esoteric therapies, misconduct among its medical promoters, and the lack of action by regulators.

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The Conversation Why consumers need better protection from dodgy health care: the case of ‘Universal Medicine’ 10 May 2018

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ABC News reports on Universal Medicine privacy breaches

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Dr Samuel Kim Pulmonary Care – has stood down from AMA Qld Council. Medical practice is an ‘Art’ but reincarnation is a ‘Science’

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Doctor who gave patient medical history to Universal Medicine ‘cult’ stands down from AMA ABC News Online 2/5/18

Last year, the NSW Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) investigated a complaint that private medical information was improperly disclosed by lung specialist Dr Samuel Kim to head of Universal Medicine, Serge Benhayon. The IPC made its finding in March.

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Lismore’s Northern Star protects Universal Medicine

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Embroiled in controversy – Universal Medicine research co-author, physiotherapist Kate Greenaway

The Northern Star, a News Ltd paper, continues to promote and protect the controversial occult healing corporation, Universal Medicine. Its report on the research controversy at University of Queensland whitewashes critical facts.

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News report: Universal Medicine in University of Queensland research controversy

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Unimed Living – UQ PhD student Christoph Schnelle with wife, Unimed Living Pty Ltd company director, Nicola Lessing
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ABC News: University of Queensland launches investigation after researchers promote Universal Medicine ‘cult’

ABC Radio report: University of Queensland academics linked to alleged cult (four minute radio report with Professor Dwyer interview)

Vice: University of Queensland Faculty Members linked to healing cult

Echonet Daily: UQ Medical researchers UM connections

IFL Science: Scientists Accused Of Promoting “Cult” That Touts “Esoteric Breast Massage” After Study Published 

PhD student in the UQ’s school of public health, Christoph Schnelle, and eight other co-authors, including Sydney rheumatologist, Dr Maxine Szramka, and NHS Northern Ireland surgeon, Eunice Minford are under investigation by the university and two medical journals for alleged conflicts of interest in UQ approved research into UM practices.   Continue reading

Answering the Girl to Woman Festival’s Esoteric antagonisms

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Cosmetic application for toddlers – ‘Advancing health and wellbeing of girls and women’

Commercial occult religion Universal Medicine is behind the Girl to Woman Festival, but don’t dare inform anyone. The organizers will trash you online and encourage people to report you to police. That’s what UM have done in the lead up to the event in Tenterfield NSW on 27 August 2017 – in response to legitimate concerns about the welfare of kids.

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Update August 2017 – UniMed UK’s dubious Sound Foundation Community Care Charity and its mystery VAT debt

SFCC-driveway-2015August 2016 I reported UK’s HM Revenue & Customs landed rewarded our complaints about Universal Medicine’s sham UK charity with a big fat tax bill to Sound Foundation Community Care. Almost £400,000. Update August 2017: Either I misinterpreted the charity’s 2014-15 end of year accounts or UM are telling lies in official documents. According to the charity’s accounts, released in the last week or two, the charity’s VAT debt was incurred as part of the charity’s transfer from trust to an incorporated company. UM says the VAT was refunded. Strangely, in spite of me repeatedly asking the charity’s trustees to explain how a £378k VAT liability appeared on the charity’s accounts, they made no attempt to correct my mistaken interpretation. None. I’m happy to retract my statements from last year and apologize to readers for the misunderstanding. If there was one. Will we receive an explanation for the outstanding anomalies in the accounts? And we’re still left with the problem that literally anyone can register a charity in the UK and take advantage of charity laws for personal financial benefit. 

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