Key Purpose and Values

Key Purpose

The key purpose of CNHC is to act in the public interest and enable proper public accountability of the complementary therapists that it registers.


CNHC is committed to demonstration of the following values in all its work:

  • To apply the principles of better regulation:
    - proportionality
    - accountability
    - consistency
    - transparency
    - targeted
  • To respect the principles of equality and diversity
  • To be professional and strive for excellence
  • To take pride in delivering quality and value for money
  • To be accessible to all who meet, or seek to meet our standards
  • To apply good employment practice

Ways of working

At all times CNHC will:

  • respect and value all colleagues, embracing diversity of opinion and expertise.
  • share a clarity of purpose, common vision and strive to deliver high quality services to all stakeholders
  • be adaptable, flexible, collaborative, and creative in all our ways of working
  • be clear, effective and efficient in all our forms of communication
  • value the standards achieved and maintained by complementary therapists who are admitted to the register
  • consult and negotiate with stakeholders to prioritise, develop, deliver and evaluate all activities
  • lead clearly and responsibly, inspiring trust through integrity, transparency and equity
  • recognise the contribution of all individuals and the boards in achieving the CNHC vision and in celebrating our successes
  • use resources responsibly and effectively
  • promote a positive CNHC identity in all our activities


Job Opportunty for CNHC registrants at Penny Brohn UK Penny Brohn UK is seeking a part-time Living Well Coordinator to join its West Malling team more >
Job Opportunity for CNHC registered Reiki practioner at St John’s Hospice St John’s Hospice is seeking a Reiki Therapist for fixed term 12-month contract more >
Job Opportunity for CNHC registrant at Leyton Sports Massage Clinic Leyton Sports Massage is seeking a CNHC registered sport & remedial massage therapist to work at their clinic more >
February Newsletter out now! CNHC’s February 2017 newsletter is out today more >
PSB elections – next round starts on 7 April 2017 The election process for the Alexander Technique teaching, Bowen Therapy and Yoga Therapy Profession Specific Boards (PSBs) will begin on 7 April more >

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