Advisory Board on the Registration of Homeopathic Products

The advisory board advises on the safety and quality of homeopathic medicines when there's an application for registration, marketing authorisation or licence of right.

Role of the advisory board

The Advisory Board on the Registration of Homeopathic Products’ (ABRHP):

  • gives advice on safety and quality in relation to any homeopathic medicinal product for human use, in respect of which a certificate of registration has been granted or applied for
  • gives advice on safety, quality and efficacy in relation to any homeopathic medicinal product for human use, in respect of which:
    • a marketing authorisation has been granted or has been applied for
    • a licence of right has been granted

Note: efficacy means acceptability within the UK homeopathic tradition.

The secretariat is based at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

The Code of Practice

Code of Practice on conflicts of interest applies to chairs, members, co-opted members and invited and patient experts of all our scientific advisory committees.  See Code of Practice.

The principles in the Code also apply to observers and invited experts who are asked to contribute written advice and do not attend committee meetings.


The members of the advisory board are:


Professor Angus Mackay OBE MA PhD (Cantab) MB ChB BSc (Pharmacol) FRCP (Edin) FRCPsych TPsych Professor of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow


Professor Susan Barker B.Pharm. (Hons), Ph.D., PGCHET Professor of Pharmacy, Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Greenwich and Kent at Medway, Kent

Ms Susan Hunneyball BSc (Hons) Lay Member

Dr Jennifer Lenhart BSc MedSc, MBChB., MFHom, MA. Associate Specialist Homeopathic Physician, The Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, UCLH NHS Trust, London

Professor Michael Heinrich MA MSc PhD Professor of Ethnopharmacology and Pharmacognosy, UCL School of Pharmacy and Co-Chair UCL Research Ethics Committee

Professor Dr Michael R Evans MB ChB. Independent General Practitioner, St Luke’s Therapy Centre Stroud,
Leader of the English Training in Anthroposophic Medicine, Based in Emerson College UK, Open to Doctors Worldwide

Current vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

Summary minutes

See the final summary minutes for ABRHP from 2014 onwards, which you can download.

For previous minutes, see the ABRHP page on the archived MHRA website

Annual report

ABRHP annual report

Information for new applicants

If you are interested in joining the Advisory Board on the Registration of Homeopathic Products please contact

Contact the expert committee support team

You can address your enquiries to:

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
10 South Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 4PU
Telephone: 020 3080 6000