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Council for the Professions Complementary to Medicine


Article 21 (a) (b) (d) and the First Schedule (Art 6) of the Health Care Professions Act (Cap 464)


To safeguard the health and well-being of the public using the services of the professions it regulates, by setting and maintaining stan​dards of professional training, performance and conduct.

The professional seeking to practise in Malta first needs to have his/her qualification recognised by the Council for the Professions Complementary to Medicine and then have his/her name entered in one of the respective Registers held by the Council.

Professions Regulated by the Council 
  • Acupuncturist
  • Audiologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical Perfusionist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Technologist
  • Dietitian
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical Physicist
  • Nutritionist
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Orthoptist
  • Osteopath
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Radiographer
  • Speech Language Pathologist

Composition of the Council


Dr Anna Mallia LL.D. (Appointed as of 02 December 2016 till 01 December 2019)
Appointed Members

Dr Mario Caruana (Appointed as of 16 January 2018 till 15 January 2021)​
Ms Veronica Montebello (Appointed as of 16 January 2018 till 15 January 2021)​
Ms Speranza Chircop (Appointed as of 06 September 2018 till 05 September 2021)​
Ms Glorianne Busuttil (Appointed as of 23 January 2019 till 22 January 2022)​​​
Elected Members (Elected as of 23 September 2019 till 22 September 2022)

Dr Alfred Gatt
Ms Liliana Agius
Ms Marisa Camilleri
Mr Andrew Camilleri
Mr Mark Farrugia
Mr Edward Gruppetta
Mr Renato Zerafa


Ms Christina Vassallo