client information as confidential.
The Practitioner will never offer a
medical diagnoses or a prognosis. This is the role of a
Medical Doctor, or suitably qualified specialist or
To ensure that clients realise that any
recommendations or advice offered is for their consideration
only, and that clients should feel in no way compelled to act
To use healing methods or techniques that
are gentle, natural and that will do no harm to the client.
To ensure that clients are advised to seek
medical opinion whenever any of the 'red light' symptoms appear.
To encourage clients to seek out a Medical
Practitioner who most closely meets their personal needs, and to
seek the advice and help of their Doctor whenever appropriate.
To present oneself in a professional
manner reflected in standards of dress, cleanliness, speech,
Maintain a high level of professional
competence, seeking always to improve one's standards and
Serve those in need irrespective of
nationality, sex, age, marital status, race, culture, creed,
political views or social standing.
Respect the rights and dignity of the
Not to discredit the Association by words
Not to puncture the skin, unless
To be sympathetic to client's needs,
expressing a genuine concern and a sensitive, caring attitude.
To encourage clients to take greater
responsibility for their own health and wellbeing.
To ensure that advertisements clearly
state one's qualifications (eg. Holistic Healer, Holistic Health
Practitioner, not Medical Doctor), and not make claims to be
able to cure diseases. Appropriate wording (eg. "may also
assist in the treatment of ...").
The Practitioner does not enter into any
contracts or pre-conditions of treatment.