Health sector

Healthcare businesses include both traditional healthcare providers and complementary therapies. Our practical guides will help you start up and run your own healthcare business, including preparing your financial forecasts.

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Acupuncture practice

Acupuncturists treat people suffering from chronic pain and a range of other conditions, as well as people looking to lose weight or stop smoking. Our practical guide will help you start up and run your own acupuncture practice.

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Aromatherapist

Aromatherapy is commonly used for relaxation but can also help treat people suffering from stress and to relieve the symptoms of other serious illnesses. Check out our practical guide for starting and running your own aromatherapy business.

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Care home

Care homes provide residential and sometimes nursing care to elderly and other residents in a sector that is quite heavily regulated. Read our practical guide to starting up and running your own care home.

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Chinese herbalist

Traditional Chinese medicine is becoming more accepted in the UK as people seek out alternatives to conventional treatments. Read our in-depth practical guide to starting up and running your own herbal medicine practice.

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Chiropodist

Chiropody is provided by registered practitioners working in private practice and in the NHS. Our guide gives you all the essentials for starting up and running your own chiropody practice.

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Chiropractor

Chiropractors mostly provide treatment for neck and back pain although they also treat patients who consult them on a range of other conditions. Check out our practical guide for starting and running your own chiropractic clinic.

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Dental lab

Dental laboratories construct a range of bespoke appliances according to prescriptions written out by dentists. Get the essentials for starting up and running your own dental lab in our practical guide.

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Dentist

As the owner of a private dental practice you may have only NHS patients, only private patients or a mix of both. Our guide covers the key issues for starting and running your own practice.

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Homeopath

Homeopathy has received some negative press in recent years but many people remain convinced that it is an effective treatment for a range of conditions. Our practical guide will help you start up and run your own homeopathy clinic.

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Nutritional therapist

If you're qualified to advise people on what to eat to improve their health, setting up as a nutritional therapist might be the right option. Our guide gives you the essentials you need for starting up and running your own business.

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Optician

If you're a trained and qualified optician you might decide to go into business on your own. You'll find all you need to start up and run your own practice in our practical guide.

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Osteopath

If you're a trained and qualified osteopath you might decide to set up your own clinic. You'll find all you need to start up and run your own business in our practical guide.

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Pharmacy

As a trained and qualified pharmacist you might decide to set up your own pharmacy. You'll find all you need to start up and run your own business in our practical guide.

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Physiotherapist

If you're a trained and qualified physiotherapist you might decide to set up your own practice. You'll find all you need to start up and run your own business in our practical guide.

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Reflexologist

Reflexology is one of the most popular of the complementary alternative therapies. Read our in-depth practical guide to starting up and running your own reflexology practice.