The Faculty of Homeopathy is a global membership organisation, founded in 1844 and incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1950 

We are the longest established homeopathic training and membership organisation in the UK

What does this mean for our members, our patients and recognition of homeopathy? 


To be a Faculty of Homeopathy member you must be registered, or registrable, with one of the currently approved PSA regulating bodies for UK members, or the equivalent in your jurisdiction.

Faculty of Homeopathy members are trained healthcare practitioners as well as homeopaths.

They also maintain their professional standards within a regulated environment - both by the Faculty and by their regulated body.  


Training and examinations are open to statutory registered healthcare and veterinary practitioners with qualifications that are registrable in the UK.


The Faculty of Homeopathy is recognised as an official Designated Body by the General Medical Council (GMC), and has been since revalidation was introduced in 2013. Dr Patricia Ridsdale is the Responsible Officer for the Faculty of Homeopathy. The role of the Responsible Officer includes overseeing the Faculty's appraisal processes and making revalidation recommendations to the GMC for its connected doctors.


The Faculty of Homeopathy is the only homeopathic training and membership organisation to be recognised by the following professional bodies:

  • General Chiropractic Council (GCC)
  • General Dental Council (GDC)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)

A message from our President

Dr Gary Smyth

Welcome to the Faculty of Homeopathy, one of the longest established homeopathic organisations in the world, founded in 1844 and incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1950... Read more

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Founded in 1844 • Incorporated by Act of Parliament 1950 • Patron: HRH The Prince of Wales
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