Mission & Vision

The Institute of Trichologists are widely recognised as regulators and standard setters for the Trichology industry in the UK, the trusted point of access for the public seeing information about the Practice of Trichology, and where appropriate being able to raise concerns about Registered Members. The Institute of Trichologists places public protection and patient safety at the forefront of all of its activities.

The Institute of Trichologists’ Member Registrants and associated Education Providers are accredited and endorsed by the Institute of Trichologists as meeting the highest standards of quality. All parties that are admitted to the Institute of Trichologists Registers have met the agreed industry qualifications and abide by the strict code of Professional Conduct and Ethical practice as determined by the Institute of Trichologists.

The Institute of Trichologists’ Values

Upholding Patient Safety and Public Confidence at the core of all activities carried out by the Institute of Trichologists.

Operating it’s Register of Members and Education Training Providers within a strict and agreed Code of Practice that embodies robust ethical standards for providing Trichological services and treatments.

The Institute of Trichologists prides itself on Openness, Fairness and Independence.

The Institute of Trichologists works in partnership with patients and key stakeholders across the Hair Loss sector.

Recognition of innovation, best evidence-based practice and responding dynamically to change.

Protecting the Public:

Applying strict standards for entry to the Institute of Trichologists Register and for continuation of Registration.

Approving education and training providers that deliver the education to meet the standards.

Maintaining a Members Register of individuals who successfully complete their education and are accredited with details of their competence.

Taking action if the professional Code of Practice and Ethics is not adhered to.

Establishing a clear and simple procedure for the public to raise comments, issues and concerns about the professional practice of Registered Members.

Providing clear easily accessible information to the Public to enable them to consider and select Trichological Practioners and Services.