General Medical Council (GMC) agrees to amend referrals guidance to doctors
Following a suggestion made by CNHC, the General Medical Council (GMC) has agreed to amend its guidance to doctors. It is now advising that when referring to a practitioner who is not a doctor or other statutorily regulated health professional doctors must:
CNHC Special Report and Press Release 12 March 2015
CNHC registrants are among 63,000 health practitioners who stand ready to help transform the nation’s health, says Professional Standards Authority
Complementary therapists on CNHC’s Accredited Register are included in the professions named by the Professional Standards Authority in its Accredited Registers Report to Ministers published today.
Currently in the UK we have voluntary self regulation for complementary therapies i.e. it is not compulsory. It is the person doing the Reiki who is regulated, not the Reiki itself, i.e. it is how they work and their interaction with the public.