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The Implications of Brexit on Aromatherapy Regulations
The Implications of Brexit on Aromatherapy Regulations
October 16, 2017
While it is impossible right now to predict the long-term implications that Brexit may have on the aromatherapy industry, it will be ‘business as usual’ until we have completed the exit from the EU. All of the EU regulations that apply to the manufacture and supply of essential oils, personal care and aromatherapy products and services remain exactly as they are, and suppliers are required to comply with all the EU consumer safety regulations that apply.

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Parliamentary Group report calls for CAM therapies to rescue NHS from financial crisis
Parliamentary Group report calls for CAM therapies to rescue NHS from financial crisis
April 8, 2019
A new report released by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Healthcare (PGIH) warns that “The future of healthcare lies in our health system recognising that physical, emotional and mental health are intrinsically linked, and that only by treating a patient as a whole person can we tackle the root cause of illness... It urges the government to embrace complementary, traditional and natural medicine to ease the mounting burden being placed on the NHS.

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The IFA Sets New Guinness World Record
The IFA Sets New Guinness World Record
March 26, 2018
On 26th March 2018 at the Heung Yee Kuk Building, Shatin, Hong Kong, IFA members came together for a historic event to set the new world record by giving 30 minute hand massages simultaneously to 297 elderly people beating the previous world record of 250.

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Ingestion & Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
Ingestion & Neat Application of Essential Oils Guidance
October 25, 2018
Essential oils absolutely 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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New Policies and Procedures for Registrants
New Policies and Procedures for Registrants
May 31, 2018
Registrants are reminded to take note of the new policies and procedures in affect, which have been specifically updated to provide you with maximum guidance and support. Registrants can find all the supportive templates to assist them in their practice in the registrant’s private area.

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Product Use Feedback Survey
Product Use Feedback Survey
April 11, 2019
We would appreciate if you could take a few minutes to let us know what products you use in your practice and if any products you have used in the past had an adverse effect or you simply felt were of low quality. The information you provide is completely anonymous and we will use this information to inform our work and guidance.

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