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


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