Microsystems acupuncture is an acupuncture treatment that focuses on small, well-defined areas of the body, such as the hands, scalp, ears and feet. Practitioners are not regulated by law but can choose to join an Accredited Register.
The FHT is a professional association for therapists and has been committed to developing and promoting high standards in therapy training and practice for more than 55 years. It runs the largest Accredited Register of complementary therapists independently approved by the Professional Standards Authority, covering 17 different therapies that can be used safely alongside standard medical care.
The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) is a voluntary regulator of complementary healthcare practitioners. They were established with Department of Health funding and support and their key purpose is to protect the public.