Physiotherapy is a regulated health profession in the UK. The title ‘Physiotherapist’ is protected by the state, regulated by the Health Professions Council (HPC).
A TCM practitioner in the UK may currently register voluntarily with a professional body (302).
The Osteopaths Act of 1993 (315) established the General Osteopathic Council (GOC) with the UK Statutory register of Osteopaths (316).
No specific regulation has been found on neural therapy.
Naturopathy treatment is not statutorily regulated in the UK.
No specific regulation has been found on naprapathy treatment.
Massage is not statutorily regulated in the UK (301).
Homeopathy practices are not statutorily regulated in the UK (60) and registration is not compulsory.
Regulation of herbal medicine practitioners in the UK is currently voluntary. Most herbalists are registered in one or more of a number of professional associations on a voluntary basis (302).
The Chiropractors Act of 1994 established The General Chiropractic Council (GCC) with a statutory register for chiropractors (310). The title “chiropractor” is protected, and GCC
Ayurvedic medicine is not statutorily regulated in the UK but ayurvedic practitioners supplying unlicensed herbal medicines on a one-to-one basis are set to be statutorily regulated under the Healt
In the UK anthroposophic medicine is not regulated as a distinct therapeutic system and diplomas in anthroposophic medicine are not recognized.
Most UK acupuncturists are not statutorily regulated.