PSB elections – next round has begun

The election process for Microsystems Acupuncture, Naturopathy and Sports Therapy Profession Specific Boards (PSBs) began on Monday 2 October and will conclude in early November.

PSB members are elected by registrants to give CNHC registered practitioners a direct say in who will act as advisers to CNHC’s Board. Any registrant from Microsystems Acupuncture, Naturopathy and Sports Therapy is able to stand for election for the relevant PSB, including those who are currently members of the PSB.

To be eligible to vote, practitioners must be registered for the relevant discipline no later than midnight on Monday 23 October 2017.
You can see full details of these PSB elections at www.cnhc.org.uk under ‘News’ or here: PSB elections – next round has begun

New CNHC Board members appointed

We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the CNHC Board.

Sarah Grant is a lay member of the Board. She qualified as a registered nurse in 1996 and throughout her career has specialised in cancer care, working as a Macmillan clinical nurse specialist in palliative care for 12 years at a large teaching hospital.
Sarah is currently the patient information and health and wellbeing manager at the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre part of Harrogate District Hospital. She is responsible for service development, improvement and management of a range of health and wellbeing services for people affected by cancer in the Harrogate and Rural District, including a complementary therapy service. Sarah is passionate about governance, professional regulatory standards, education and the integration of complementary therapy across all healthcare settings.

Bea Teuton has joined the Board as a registrant member. She has been involved in healthcare throughout her career, working to ensure that patients and the public are protected and that clinical staff are clear about the legal and ethical parameters within which they work.
Bea was a council member at the Nursing and Midwifery Council and has worked as a healthcare solicitor, mediator and advocate. She also founded and chaired a medical charity and sits on the ethics committee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. As a yoga therapist and long-term user of many complementary disciplines, Bea is passionate about their role in healthcare.

New communications manager

Terri Barker has joined CNHC as the new lead for our communication efforts. Terri is a former BBC journalist and most recently has worked as a communications advisor for Unilever and Transport for London. If you’d like to get in touch or have ideas you would like to share, you can contact her on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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