Professional Organisations and Nutritionist Registers
- Association for Nutrition
The Association for Nutrition is a professional body that holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN), a competency-based register of Nutritionists. It sets proficiency and competence criteria, promotes continuing professional development, and accredits university undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
- British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
BANT is the professional body for Nutritional Therapists. All BANT practitioners must have met the required standards of training, be fully insured and adhere to the BANT Code of Ethics and Practice.
- Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
Previously the Nutritional Therapy Council held this register, until it was transferred to the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. The CNHC ‘quality mark’ is supported by the Department of Health.
- Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners
The FNTP provide information on education providers, if you want to train as a Nutritional Therapist or are already a qualified practitioner looking to extend your training via Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
The HCPC are responsible for the statutory regulation of 15 different health professions, including dietitians.
- Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)
The FHT is a professional association for complementary, beauty and sports therapists operating in the UK and Ireland.
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