Who can be a Member of the RCHM?
There are two routes to membership. Graduates of colleges affiliated to the RCHM have automatic right of entry. Courses run by affiliated colleges meet criteria agreed by the RCHM. These criteria set out the minimum standards for theory, clinical experience and Western sciences that are required for the practice of CHM in the UK.
|Applicants who have not graduated from an affiliated college present evidence of training, qualifications and experience. These applicants attend a stringent personal interview.
||Did you know
that rhubarb originates from North West China and Tibet and its Chinese name for its root, "Da huang" means "Big Yellow"?
Affiliated schools offering
Chinese Herbal Medicine courses
School of Health and Social Sciences
Middlesex, EN3 4SF
Tel: 020 8411 6710
Fax: 020 8411 6774
Northern College of Acupuncture
York YO1 6LJ
Tel: 01904 343305
Fax: 01904 330370
115 New Cavendish Street
London W1M 8JS
Tel: 020 7911 5000 ext 3776
Other Places to Train
Below is a list of reputable colleges who either offer training in another
discipline, eg Kanpo medicine, or are based overseas. These colleges are not at
present accredited by the EHPTA.
Irish Institute of Chinese Medicine
Course Admin. 105 Richmond Road
Tel: 353 1 8574040
Fax: 353 1 8574050
The British Kanpo Association
7 Newcourt Street
London NW8 7AA
Tel: 020 7722 3939
College of Oriental Medicine (running courses in Cork and Dublin)
Sandyford Wellness Centre
21 Sandyford Office Park
Republic of Ireland
Tel: 01 206 3860