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IFA Gains Professional Standards Authority (PSA) Approval of its Register
IFA Gains Professional Standards Authority (PSA) Approval of its Register
March 31, 2020
We are delighted to announce that the IFA has been approved by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) an independent body accountable to Parliament for Health and Social Care as an Accredited Register. This highly sought after accreditation will take effect from March 2020.

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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Guidance for Practitioners
Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Guidance for Practitioners
March 23, 2020
The situation regarding Covid-19 has once again changed very rapidly and as of 22nd March 2020 the UK Government issued the strict social distancing guidance of keeping 2 metres apart except for essential care, which does not allow aromatherapy treatments to go ahead.

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The Implications of Brexit on Aromatherapy Products Regulations
The Implications of Brexit on Aromatherapy Products Regulations
December 27, 2019
While it is impossible to predict right now the long-term implications that Brexit may have on the aromatherapy industry, it will be ‘business as usual’ until the UK government decide which of our current laws and regulations they wish to keep, and which to amend, and then finally put a plan together to achieve the changes.

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IFA Donates Masks to China to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak
IFA Donates Masks to China to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak
February 10, 2020
The IFA have donated two thousand protective masks to several Chinese and Hong Kong provinces for our members and friends via our schools affected by the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. The masks are destined to the provinces of Hubei, Zhejiang and Fujian, Kowloon and Wan Chai.

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IFA Celebrate 35 Years of Excellence 2020
IFA Celebrate 35 Years of Excellence 2020
March 28, 2020
The International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA) will be celebrating more than just its 35th birthday 20th October 2020. It will also recognise the extraordinary efforts made by IFA dedicated and tenacious members, staff and volunteers over the years that put Aromatherapy on the map.

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Ingestion and Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
Ingestion and Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
October 25, 2018
Essential oils must not be taken internally unless prescribed and administered by a primary healthcare practitioner, pharmacist, or herbalist who is also a trained and qualified essential oil practitioner - the IFA does not advocate the internal use of essential oils in any other circumstance, either via oral, rectal or vaginal means.

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