Battersea is one of the UK's most famous charities and London's leading animal rehoming centre. Since 1860, they’ve cared for over three million animals and continue to care for more than 8,000 dogs and cats every year. We support Battersea through event sponsorship and our SuperDog vitamins.
Bliss is the UK's leading charity for babies born premature or sick. Their work empowers families, influences policy, and enables life-changing research. We support bliss with ongoing advertising and we are proud sponsors of the Bliss helpline
The British Herbal Medicine Association was founded in 1964 to advance the science and practice of herbal medicine in the United Kingdom. It promotes the use of herbal medicinal products manufactured to pharmaceutical standards to ensure consistently high quality and effectiveness for the consumer.
The BMS provides education, information and guidance to healthcare professionals specialising in all aspects of post reproductive health. This is achieved through an annual programme of lectures, conferences, meetings, exhibitions and its website. We’re proud to support the BMS and their Scientific Research Foundation in particular.
The Bromley by Bow Centre, based in East London is a pioneering charity that combines an extensive neighbourhood hub with a medical practice and a community research project. The Bromley by Bow Centre supports people with a wide variety of integrated services based on their individual needs, since we are aware that health is primarily driven by social factors, not medical ones. Utilising strategic partnerships with a wide range of organisations and funders, together they design and deliver highly effective programmes that transform peoples lives. The Bromley by Bow Centre has created a new model for healthy, vibrant communities, sharing the blueprint nationwide to help others emulate their success. Professor Ajit Lalvani (non-executive medical director at Vitabiotics) is Chair of the Board of Trustees, with a long standing commitment to tackling health inequalities and social determinants of health.
College of Medicine advocates for a new attitude to healthcare which emphasises prevention, good food, exercise, and emotional as well as physical wellbeing. Founded in 2010, the college brings together the experience of senior healthcare professionals, scientists, students, and those who receive healthcare.
Formed in 1996, Consumers for Health Choice (CHC) is a campaigning organisation defending the interests of consumers of food supplements, herbal remedies and other natural health products and therapies. CHC considers a series of new regulations from the European Union to be overly restrictive and will prevent UK consumers having continued access to safe and popular products which have been traditionally used in the UK to achieve and maintain optimum health.
The Diana Award was set up in memory of The Duke of Cambridge's mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, and her belief that young people have the power to change the world for the better. It is committed to empowering thousands of young people to tackle social issues that affect other young people using a well-tested peer-led approach. We support the Diana Award financially, including sponsorship for the INSPIRE event and awareness campaigns.
Dreamflight changes young lives, taking children with a serious illness or disability on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida. Dreamflight believes that fun and joy are just as important as medical research and equipment - especially for children who can't wait long enough for the breakthrough they need or whose illnesses and treatments have brought pain, distress and disruption to their lives.
EMAS promotes the study of midlife health through its journal, congresses, schools and website, and encourages the exchange of research and professional experience between members. We’re proud to support the annual European Congress on Menopause and Andropause as well funding several students' trips to the conference.
Fertility Network UK provides information, support and advice to all those struggling to conceive – around 1 in 6 couples in the UK today. The network aims to help those affected make some sense of how they are feeling, and hopefully ease that loneliness and isolation on both an emotional and practical level.
Vitabiotics is happy to lend its patronage to the Health Food Institute. The Health Food Institute was born in December 1979, and during 2010 it celebrated 30 years of promoting standards in natural products education and providing professional status to anyone working in the health food industry, especially retailers.
The Institute is a non-profit organisation devoted to providing high quality training for all health food retailers and their staff, thus raising standards of service to consumers and in turn raising awareness of the value of whole foods, natural products, herbal remedies, and vitamin and mineral supplements.
Henpicked is one of the UK’s largest, fastest-growing communities for women over 40, younger women and men interested in topics surrounding the menopause. The community started as a place for women to share their wisdom and offer guidance, support and tips on a wide range of topics. Menopause in the Workplace are a team of experts offering a full range of professional services to make it easy for organisations to introduce the right employee menopause training, awareness and practices. In turn the workplace benefits by supporting a culture of inclusivity, diversity and equality, increased employee productivity, lower absence and sickness. Vitabiotics Menopace is proud to help support the Menopause in the Workplace events.
Vitabiotics is a member of the HFMA (Health Food Manufacturers' Association) and HFMA Council member, which helps set the standards for the regulation of nutritional products in the UK and throughout Europe.
The International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus is a global organisation with a mission to reduce the incidence of spina bifida and hydrocephalus by prevention, human rights education, political advocacy, research and community building. Pregnacare is the principal partner of the Global Prevention Initiative, which promotes prevention of neural tube defects which may include Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 supplementation.
International Health Partners (IHP) is a charity dedicated to improving access to essential healthcare and medicines in the developing world. Working in disaster relief areas, they supply what is needed and quickly respond to disasters by getting the right medical supplies to the people who need them most. Since 2008, we have donated over 8 million multivitamins which have been sent to 95 countries.
3 million pensioners in the UK live in poverty or on the poverty line, 1 million of these pensioners face malnutrition. Pact Food was founded to reach the pensioners most in need with a regular, dependable supply of great tasting, healthy and convenient meals to alleviate at least some of their burden. The partnership with Age UK London ensures food reaches the emergency cases who need it most. Age UK London’s expert professionals who work directly in the community know precisely who the high risk cases are, those living in abject poverty, the sick or recently discharged from hospital for whom there is no other provision. Vitabiotics provide a donation which enables Pact Food to fund vital extra meals. Vitabiotics also provide Wellman and Wellwoman 70+ multivitamins to help safeguard the nutritional needs of men and women aged 70+.
Vitabiotics is a member of The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee. Founded in 1939, The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee is a major focus for scientific and technological issues providing a liaison between Parliamentarians and scientific bodies, science-based industry and the academic world. www.scienceinparliament.org.uk
The leading charity for bone health in the UK, the Royal Osteoporosis Society supports people with osteoporosis, their families and carers. Services include a range of detailed information booklets, a national telephone helpline and a network of regional support groups. Osteocare is proud to supports the Royal Osteoporosis Society’s important work.
Vitabiotics, sponsors staff and student development for the School's Nutritional Therapy Programme.
Vitabiotics recognises the importance of the University of Westminster's unique Nutritional Therapy course and is working with the School of Integrated Health on a five-year programme to support the educational development of students and the continuing professional development of staff. Vitabiotics sponsors a range of activities including Polyclinic staff development seminars and an annual lecture and provides student prizes across all three-year groups.
The Vegan Society works to help more people become vegan with confidence and take veganism to the mainstream. It provides information and guidance on various aspects of veganism for new and potential vegans, caterers, healthcare professionals, educators and the media. It also co-ordinates a variety of campaigns to raise awareness of the lifestyle. Its multi-disciplinary research committee includes over 25 academics.
Wellwoman Vegan carries the Vegan Society trademark symbol, an official seal to show the product is suitable for vegans.
The voice of Britain's 4 million vegetarians, The Vegetarian Society aims to increase awareness of vegetarianism and the issues surrounding it through campaigning, education, information and research. Osteocare, Feroglobin and Wellwoman Vegan carry the Vegetarian Society "V" symbol, an official seal of approval to show the product is suitable for vegetarians.
Wellbeing of Women is an organisation that is dedicated to improving the health of women and babies across the UK. Its research has helped with medical developments including foetal screening, IVF, vitamin supplements in pregnancy and cervical cancer screening. We have supported WoW since 1997, funding research and raising awareness by including charity information on Wellwoman packs, leaflets and advertising.
Women's Health Concern provides an independent service to advise, reassure and educate women about their health concerns. This includes unbiased information on many areas of women's health including menopause, available by phone, in print, online and at conferences and events.
We’re not just passionate about human health. We support the gorillas at ZSL London Zoo with additional nutrients in their diets. Over the years, this has included Pregnacare for Miukuu the gorilla during her pregnancy and Perfectil Plus Skin for Effie. Just like humans, gorillas need a nutritious, balanced diet and nutritional supplements provide an added safeguard.