The CNHC (Complimentary & Natural Healthcare Council) was set up by the government to protect the public. We do this by providing an independent UK register of complementary healthcare practitioners and protection of the public is their sole purpose.
The CNHC set the standards that practitioners need to meet to get onto and then stay on the register. All CNHC registrants have agreed to be bound by the highest standards of conduct and all of them are professionally trained and fully insured to practise.
The CNHC govern a wide range of organisations for the use of complementary healthcare to enhance the UK’s health and well-being, raising awareness of complementary healthcare and wherever possible increase access to the 16 complimentary & natural healthcare disciplines they register, of which Clinical hypnotherapy is recognised.
The CNHC’s register is approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA). The government recommends that people should use only an accredited register when consulting a health practitioner who is not regulated by law.
General Medical Council guidance confirms that doctors are able to refer patients to practitioners on accredited registers such as the CNHC and this could help ease the strain on the NHS.
Anyone can claim to be a complementary health practitioner so by choosing a CNHC practitioner you can make that choice with confidence.
CNHC registration is accepted by some health cash plans and insurers for reimbursement of treatment costs. Please click here for a comprehensive list of participants.