Choosing to register with CNHC brings a wide range of benefits - and shows that you uphold high standards of practice in your work. Registering builds trust with your clients and says “I Stand up for Standards.”

  • Public – and growing - recognition of your role: a joint report from the Royal Society for Public Health and the Professional Standards Authority, Untapped Resources: Accredited Registers in the Wider Workforce, highlighted that “Practitioners registered with CNHC support public health by encouraging their clients to make a range of lifestyle changes. These include improvements to diet and nutrition, support with giving up smoking and losing weight, support with reducing stress, improving sleep, managing pain and other symptoms, as well as overall enhancements to wellbeing. All CNHC registrants are committed to enhancing the UK public’s health and wellbeing.”
     
  • Accredited Register: CNHC's register is approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA), a body accountable to Parliament. All CNHC registrants can say that they are on CNHC’s Accredited Register. No additional steps are necessary. Click here for further information
     
  • General Medical Council guidance: to doctors confirms that they are able to refer patients to practitioners on Accredited Registers – this includes all CNHC registrants. The government also recommends that when people are looking for a health practitioner who is not regulated by law, they only consult a practitioner on an accredited register.
     
  • Use of the CNHC Quality Mark: CNHC registrants are able to use the CNHC ‘Quality Mark', which includes the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) accreditation mark, on your website and in publicity materials. Click here for information on Using the CNHC Quality Mark
     
  • Entry on CNHC’s online register: CNHC registrants appear on our searchable online UK-wide register, which has received more than 47,000 searches in the past year.
     
  • Access to MyCNHC: All CNHC registrants have access to MyCNHC where you can download a wide range of useful resources including PR and marketing support, personalised leaflet templates and letters to take to GP surgeries. Click here for information about MyCNHC
     
  • Employment opportunities: An increasing range of employers are requiring CNHC registration. We regularly publish details of job and volunteer roles for CNHC registered practitioners on our website, Facebook page and Twitter feed.
     
  • Private health cash plans: CNHC registration is recognised for reimbursement with a number of private health cash plan providers: click here for further information 
     
  • CNHC champions complementary healthcare: we work hard to keep complementary healthcare, and in particular CNHC registrants, at the forefront of decision-making by bodies such as National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the Charity Commission: please click here for consultation responses
     
  • London Boroughs Special Treatment Exempted Status: CNHC has been granted exempted status by the London Special Treatment Group for CNHC registrants working in London Boroughs: click here for further information
     
  • CNHC e-newsletters: A CNHC Newsletter is sent to all CNHC registrants via email at the beginning of each month: click here to read CNHC's newsletters
     
  • Holistic Therapist e-magazine: A free digital edition of Holistic Therapist magazine is sent to all CNHC registrants quarterly. The magazine contains a wide range of articles designed to support practitioners with running a successful practice.
     
  • Guidance for registrants: We issue useful guidance for registrants which includes Advertising support and HMRC guidance: click here for further information