The vision of Research Council for Complementary Medicine (RCCM) is to promote research that will widen the availability of and access to safe and effective complementary medicine for patients within the National Health Service in the UK, to help prevent disease and improve patients' health and quality of life.
- The RCCM seeks to advance public education through the promotion of peer reviewed research into complementary medicine.
- Initiate, develop and support research into Complementary Medicine and advocate with research funders and government bodies.
- Explore and develop the relationship between and Complementary Medicine and conventional medicine e.g. through events involving NICE, the Advertising Standards Authority and the NHS.
- Facilitate the dissemination of research findings, including via its associated journal, the European Journal of Integrative Medicine