General FAQs

Why should I join the RTCM?

The Register is an independent, professional organisation dedicated to promoting high standards of training and practice in Tui na, to supporting its trainee and qualified practitioners and to developing the profile and fostering public awareness of this therapy within the UK. By joining you will become an important part of that support.

Who are the people behind RTCM?

RTCM is run by unpaid volunteers who are all involved with Tui na in some way, either as practitioners, teachers, students or patients. The chair of RTCM is Sarah Pritchard.

How do I find out more about Tui na?

You’re in the right place. We have put together some information about Tui na, its history and how it can help you in About Tui na.

How do I find out more about joining?

You can either take alook at the Join Us section or go straight to FAQs Membership below, but if you need any more information please contact us and we would be happy to talk things through with you.

I want to help. Can I get involved in the management of RTCM?

Yes please! Get in touch and we’ll take it from there.

I want to learn Tui na. Which courses meet your core curriculum?

See the list of RTCM recognised professional Tui na courses here. More courses are being set up at established colleges of Chinese medicine and other schools. As we learn of courses that meet our core curriculum we’ll list them on this site. If you would like to check that a course matches our core curriculum, please contact us.

I do not live in the UK, can I join the RTCM?

Yes you can join as a Friend or Associate Member, but not as a Full or Graduate Member. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact us.