Medical Governing Bodies and Organisations

Below you will find a list of some of the medical and health related government departments, institutes, charities, organisations and associations in the United Kingdom.

DirectGov
http://www.direct.gov.uk

National Health Service (NHS)
http://www.nhs.uk/

Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NS
Phone: 020 7210 4850
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/index.htm

Hospices and Nursing Homes

Association of Children's Hospices
Kings House
14 Orchard Street
Bristol
BS1 5EH
Phone: 0117 905 5082
http://www.childhospice.org.uk/

National Association of Hospice Fundraisers
6 Victoria Road, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 2JT
http://www.nahf.org.uk

Registered Nursing Home Association
5 Highfield Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham
15 3DU
Phone: 0121 454 2511
Fax: 0121 454 0932
http://www.rnha.co.uk/

National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services
First Floor 34-44
Britannia
Street
London WC1X 9JG
Phone: 020 7520 8299
http://www.ncpc.org.uk/

Nutrition

British Nutrition Foundation
British Nutrition Foundation
High Holborn House
52-54 High Holborn
London
WC1V 6RQ, UK
Phone: 020 7404 6504
Fax: 020 7404 6747
http://www.nutrition.org.uk

The British Dietetic Association
British Dietetic Association
148/9 Great Charles Street
Queensway
Birmingham
B3 3HT
Phone: 0121 200 8080
http://www.bda.uk.com/

The Nutrition Society
10 Cambridge Court
210 Shepherds Bush Road
London
W6 7NJ
http://www.nutritionsociety.org/index.htm

Alternative Medicine

British Complementary Medicine Association
P.O. Box 5122, Bournemouth, BH8 0WG
Phone: 0845 345 5977
http://www.bcma.co.uk/

British Naturopathic Association
Goswell House
2 Goswell Road
Somerset BA16 0JG
Phone: 0870 745 6984
http://www.naturopaths.org.uk/

British Osteopathic Association
Langham House
West Mill Street
Luton
Bedfordshire
LU1 2NA
Phone: 01582 488455
http://www.osteopathy.org/

Institute for Complimentary Medicine
25 Tavern Quay
Business Centre
Sweden Gate
London
SE16 7TX
http://www.i-c-m.org.uk/

Acupuncture Society
http://www.acupuncturesociety.org.uk/

Association & Register of Colon Hydrotherapists
http://www.colonic-association.com/

British Chiropractic Association
Blagrave House
Blagrave Street
Reading
RG1 1QB
Phone: 0118 9505950
http://www.chiropractic-uk.co.uk

Kinesiology Federation of UK
PO Box 28908 Dalkeith EH22 2YQ
Phone: 08700 113545
http://www.kinesiologyfederation.org/

National Federation of Spiritual Healers
Church Street
Sunbury-on-Thames
Middlesex
TW16 6RG
Phone: 0845 1232777
http://www.nfsh.org.uk/

British Acupuncture Council
http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/

British Medical Acupuncture Society
BMAS House
3 Winnington Court
Northwich
Cheshire CW8
Phone: 01606 786782
http://www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk/

Foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine
296 Tadcaster Road
York
YO24 1ET
Phone: 1904709688
http://www.ftcm.org.uk/

Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Office 5 1
Exeter Street
Norwich
NR2 4QB
Phone: 1603 623994
http://www.rchm.co.uk/

Herb Society
Sulgrave Manor Sulgrave Banbury OX17 2SD
Phone: 01295 768899
http://herbsociety.co.uk/

Hypnotherapy Society
Proffessional body for hypnotherapists.
PO BOX 885
Cheltenham
GL53 7WZ
Phone: 0845 6024585
http://www.hypnotherapysociety.com/

Reiki Association
2 Spa Terrace
Fenay Bridge
Huddersfield HD8 0BD
Phone: 0901 8800 009
http://www.reikiassociation.org.uk/index.html

Shiatsu Society
Eastlands Court
St Peters Road
Rugby
CV21 3QP
Phone: 0845 130 4560
http://www.shiatsusociety.org/public/index.shtml

British School of Osteopathy
A charity set up to help educate osteopaths.
275 Borough High Street London SE1 1JE
Phone: 020 7407 0222
http://www.bso.ac.uk/

British Wheel of Yoga
25 Jermyn Stree
Sleaford
Lincolnshire
NG34
Phone: 01529 306851
http://www.bwy.org.uk/