Page last updated 7 Jan 2018
Are we being served by the regulation of naturopaths? Not if patients are still being misled. Globe and Mail. 2016. Carly Weeks.
Scope of practice
Title: The title “naturopath” is protected
- Prohibited from using the title “doctor”
Prescription drugs: Prohibited
IV administration: Prohibited
Diagnostic tests: Permitted, with some restrictions
Minor office procedures: Prohibited
Spinal manipulations: Permitted
Childbirth/ midwifery: Not defined
Vaccine waiver: Not defined
Naturopaths have been registered in Manitoba since 2008.
How to file a complaint
Registered naturopaths are regulated by the Manitoba Naturopathic Association. The association should be able to receive and investigate complaints of misconduct. To do so, contact the association at (204) 947-0381 or firstname.lastname@example.org.