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Prince Charles backs Regulation of Herbalists

Despite previous assurances from the coalition government that they would bring in an official register ensuring that Medical Herbalists are regulated in the same way as other healthcare providers, we are now looking at further long delays as a new committee is set up to re-examine the proposals.

The Prince of Wales has now stepped in with his support and is highly critical of these "delaying tactics" - so let's hope that, with a little help from HRH, we can get things moving faster and safeguard the health of patients and the professional status of qualified Medical Herbalists.

Wishing you the best of health, naturally,


Here is an article about this in The Telegraph:



Dee Atkinson MNIMH

Dee is one of the UK's top herbalists and owns and runs D. Atkinson Herbalist in Edinburgh - a herbal dispensary and shop which provide a wide range of herbal medicines, vitamins, supplements, herbal skincare as well as a herbal dispensary. Next door is Napiers Clinic.

Dee qualified as a Medical Herbalist in 1988 and took over Napiers the Herbalists in 1990, building it up into one of the UKs most respected and trusted Complementary Medicine Clinics.

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