I can't understand how this has been allowed to happen in the UK,' Professor Carl Heneghan, the director of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at Oxford University, tells Panorama.
'The first thing you would expect to happen is that anything that makes a claim for an intervention would be backed up by some evidence,' says the academic, who led research carried out over almost a year, which is to be published in the medical journal The BMJ.
“As public bodies, we respond as openly and transparently as possible to public and media interest, while recognising that safety and security of the site remain the priority.
“We have met with Panorama on a number of occasions, given them access to the site, provided them with a substantial amount of written and verbal briefing and appeared in formal interviews on camera for the programme.
Read more: Cornwall care home boss said to have stolen £9,000 from resident to feed gambling habit "I recently watched the Panorama programme on Clinton House in St Austell and I was very upset and shocked at the way the poor elderly residents were being treated.
if you are in any doubt ask the question and check this out with the company directly.The past year has seen criticism in the press and in the BBC’s Panorama programme ‘Tainted Love’ of many aspects of the way that online dating have been promoting themselves and selling memberships of their sites.Basically they highlighted the following:- This linked to the fact that online dating fraud is now running in excess of £35,000,000 per annum and that is just what is reported to the Police, in addition to this there would be a figure for fraud that people have decided to keep quiet about perhaps out of embarrassment and a further figure that is nipped in the bud before it becomes a crime statistic.One of our key roles as one of the leading voices in the UK on dating matters is to strongly promote safer dating.The last year was not a good one for online dating, with significant levels of criticism in the press and on TV and many ordinary people have become extremely concerned about being able to date safely and as risk free as possible, we see it as part of our role to highlight the problems that are occurring and to try to ensure that everyone is aware that issues can happen, how best to avoid them if at all possible but also highlight the most effective ways to cope if they do happen to you.