Doctolib implicated for its “promotion” of alternative medicine

On social networks, many doctors criticize Doctolib for allowing access to alternative medicine appointments. The platform says it is intransigent on the illegal practice of medicine.

Should the Doctolib platform put on an equal footing access to contracted doctors and practitioners of alternative medicine? The question has been agitating social networks since doctors were surprised at naturopathic consultations offered by the platform. “I discovered while typing by chance that you offer consultations… naturopathy. […] Do you realize that your seal validates them? »challenges a resuscitator on Twitter, pointing in particular to consultations with unrecognized practitioners at 80 €.

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Doctors warn in particular against the profiles of certain accessible naturopaths who practice self-healing, Reiki treatments, or iridology which claims to be “medicine” through the iris of the eye. Of the “therapeutic methods” which fall under “sectarian excesses” according to Miviludes, the interministerial mission of vigilance and the fight against sectarian aberrations. The debate has ignited the web, Twitter followers engaging in a veritable “hunt” for the most unlikely alternative medicines accessible on the platform.

Doctolib reacted quickly on social media…

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