The British Association for Holistic Medicine & Health Care (BHMA– formerly British Holistic Medical Association) is a membership charity which aims to promote holistic practice. Our vision is for a more person-centred, sustainable and compassionate approach to healthcare and health creation. We have spent nearly 40 years promoting inspiring and powerful examples from the frontiers of holistic healthcare practice via journal articles, conferences, networking events and student essay competitions . With an unprecedented epidemic of chronic lifestyle diseases, and mental and environmental health challenges, holism is needed now more than ever as we strive to ensure modern healthcare works forPractitioner, Patient & Planet.
When you become a member of the BHMA, you help us grow the reach of holistic healthcare in the UK. Membership allows you to join our online community, gain full online access to the BHMA journal, and receive member news – including information about events and opportunities for collaboration and networking.
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
The human spirit glows from that small inner doubt whether we are right, while those who believe with complete certainty that they possess the right are dark inside and darken the world outside with cruelty, pain and injustice.
Saul Alinsky (Rules for Radicals)
It is precisely in a broken age that we need mystery and a reawakened sense of wonder: need them in order to be whole again.