The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which is the UK’s independent regulator for data protection and information rights, are engaging with organisations in the human health and therapy sector to help them comply with their legal obligations.
The Disability Foundation (TDF) s a registered charity based in the grounds of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore. TDF is seeking complementary therapists to provide appointments on-line or in person. This is an excellent opportunity to work with people with a wide range of health conditions and to be supported by a professional and supportive team.
CNHC Registrant Natalie Heng is carrying out a research study on "Perceptions of Evidence-Informed Practices among Massage Therapists in the UK". She is is inviting all CNHC registered massage therapists to take part in a survey as part of the study.
Iain McInnes became CNHC’s new Chair on 1 May 2021. He succeeds Michael Watson whose term as Chair finished at the end of April. Iain joined the CNHC Board in October 2019 and brought with him a wealth of experience, having recently taken early retirement after 42 years working in the NHS in a variety of roles – first in clinical nursing, then a short spell in education, followed by executive management positions. Here Iain talks about his ambitions for CNHC and the challenges both it and the complementary healthcare sector faces:
Alison Benbow is a member of CNHC’s Profession Specific Board (PSB) for Nutritional Therapy. She has co-published a research paper with fellow CNHC Registrant Miranda D Harris that substantiates the evidence base for the efficacy of Nutritional Therapy. The authors recently shared the results of their research with BANT members. BANT have very kindly let us reproduce this this article which appeared in their May members e-newsletter.
Every month we will highlight sections of CNHC’s Code of Conduct, Ethics and Performance. March focuses on knowing your own limits. This is very relevant during the pandemic when you are working in new ways and may be seeing clients who have greater levels of need than previously.