Welcome to The NHS Directory

Welcome to The NHS Directory of Complementary and Alternative Practitioners compiled and managed only for use by NHS healthcare professionals by the  NHS Trusts Association, the leading professional association for primary care in the UK.

Information for the public

Though the availability of complementary therapy via the NHS is now beginning to make headlines in the newspapers, it does not necessarily mean that all doctors are willing to prescribe complementary medicine ...more

Information for NHS Doctors and medical staff

With growing demand for alternative therapy and the growing number of NHS practices now prepared to offer many forms of alternative therapy as part of their primary care health improvement programmes HIMPS ...more

Information for complementary medicine practitioners

Clearly there are major benefits in registering with The NHS Directory of Complementary and Alternative Practitioners. In addition to the ...more

House of Lords Report on complementary medicine

The The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, sixth report On complementary medicine divided therapies into three separate groups. ...more