As an accredited and licenced member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists, I adhere to the following code of conduct statement.
Always work within the law and the Data Protection Act 2018: which is the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR);
Only recommend treatments which are relevant and appropriate to you and which are within my capabilities;
Provide professional solutions within the recognised confines of my profession and shall not offer nor promise cures for specific conditions;
Refer you to other professionals where appropriate, if I am unable to help you further or, that your problem requires a solution that is out of my scope of expertise;
Always behave ethically, maintain professional confidentiality and shall refrain from criticising the work of fellow practitioners;
Respect your confidentiality and modesty;
Conduct my professional treatments with the propriety and dignity becoming of a Professional Therapist;
Maintain high standards of health & safety;
Where appropriate only apply certain treatments under the express permission of your GP or Healthcare Professional;
Upon referral from a medical practitioner or other professional, carry out the instructions given as per their explicit instruction;
Ensure you receive the very best treatment of which I am capable, irrespective of race, religion, creed or denomination;
Hold with due diligence and in confidence any medical records in a secure area that I am required to for a period of up to 6 years, which is an insurance requirement;
Inform you prior to any information marketing that may be appropriate.
Be required to provide me with information regarding your injury, illness or condition, to ensure that you receive the appropriate and most effective treatment.
You can request in writing:
For access to your medical records held by me;
For the removal of any information I hold on your record. However, this can be overridden in your interest if this is about a medical matter. Any erasing of information will only be done after any issue in hand has been resolved;
For changes to be made on any inaccurate or incomplete data held in your medical record. This will require your signature on each of the changes made.