Bulletin: November 2020

6th November 2020 0 Comments

Latest Government Guidance on working during the current Lock-down   Since the pandemic began, and as far as we can determine, the Government has at no point during the many changes in advice and guidance within the various UK regions specifically stated what self-employed therapists offering a face to face service (e.g. hypnotherapists etc.) may ...

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Bulletin: September 2020

28th September 2020 0 Comments

Advice & Guidance on Returning to Work Safely   For Practitioners:   As the GHR is a Verifying Organisation (VO) within the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), it would seem prudent for us to refer to their extensive and regularly updated information at   We appreciate that not all GHR practitioners are registered with ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Returning to Working Face-to-Face – Important Update

26th June 2020 0 Comments

Returning to Working Face-to-Face – Important Update   Dear Colleagues   We are now able to update you on the following Government directives. These currently vary for UK’s separate regions as set out below:   ENGLAND   As of 4th July 2020 the following restrictions have been relaxed: The 2-metre social distancing rule has been ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Preparing for an Eventual Return to Working Face-to-Face

4th June 2020 0 Comments

Dear Colleagues   Although current UK Government guidance does not extend to including either specific advice or necessarily a prohibition on the provision of ‘talking therapy’ services conducted in private practice, and the GHR cannot therefore provide a definitive answer as to whether or not face-to-face therapy is permissible, our cautious view would be that ...

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Bulletin: May 2020

6th May 2020 0 Comments

Dear Colleagues   We trust that you’re all staying safe and sound and remain fully in the pink during these otherwise most grey of times.   We also hope that your client workload has not been too adversely affected but if it has suffered (and it may well have diminished significantly for many of you), ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Advice for Practitioners UPDATE

16th April 2020 0 Comments

Dear Colleague   As a consequence of the Government’s stay-at-home policy during the current crisis, we know that many of our Registrants will be finding things difficult, not only with their personal home lives but also as a consequence of the inability of their clients to physically attend therapy sessions.   However, we are aware ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Advice for Practitioners UPDATE

30th March 2020 0 Comments

Dear Colleague Further our advisory notice circulated to all GHR Registrants on 19 March ’20, we have updated this in accordance with current Government rulings. You should now discontinue all face to face sessions (i.e. with the physical presence of the client) until further notice. The only exception to this would be in cases where ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Advice for Practitioners

19th March 2020 0 Comments

Dear Colleague We have set out below our advice to Practitioners during this difficult time: Whereas the Government has not yet issued any notice that professionals in private practice should cease seeing clients on a face to face basis, it might yet come to that and even if such a notice is not forthcoming, there ...

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Bulletin: February 2020

17th February 2020 0 Comments

The European Congress for Integrative Medicine Announce Call for Abstracts – Deadline: 23 March 2020   The GHSC & GHR are working with the European Congress for Integrative Medicine (ECIM) to promote its essential task in bringing together medical practitioners, healthcare professionals, scientists, researchers, therapists and health politicians from around the world.   The Congress ...

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Bulletin: October 2018

10th October 2018 0 Comments

Comments on Social Media   We have recently been alerted to various comments made by certain hypnotherapists on social media platforms that have been considered by some to bring the profession into disrepute by ‘undermining public confidence in the process or profession of hypnotherapy’ (Clause 21, GHR Code of Ethics), Whilst it is not the ...

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