Benefits of registration

Benefits of registration with the GCRN include:

  • Membership of the largest UK naturopathic registering body;
  • A listing in the GCRN Directory of Practitioners, which is available on the GCRN website*;
  • A detailed web entry, listing Qualifications, Specialities, Further Information, a photo & up to 5 practice addresses*;
  • A Certificate of Membership*;
  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting*;
  • Eligibility to stand for election to GCRN committees and Council*;
  • A voice and influence in UK, European and international government processes which might affect our right to practise;
  • Acknowledgement of professional status by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)*;
  • A well-advertised public Helpline for practitioner referrals;
  • e-Newsletters containing important information;
  • Public relations carried out by the Register on behalf of naturopathy and registered practitioners;
  • Access to publications, such as the Register of Members, leaflets for practice promotion, amongst others;
  • Free licensed access and use of the professional version of  the Natural Standard Database;

Registration also brings automatic membership of the British Naturopathic Association, benefits of which includes:

  • Subscription to The British Naturopathic Journal;
  • Reduced cost attendance at the Annual Conference and at regular Study Days for continuing post-graduate education;
  • Access to the Association’s locum service, for those looking for work, or looking either for locums or assistants;
  • Access to reduced cost medical malpractice insurance, as well as specific practice policies;
  • A members’ helpline, to help with any professional problems or difficulties.

Apply to join the GCRN: contact the GCRN Secretary

* benefits available to full members only