“I trust Ben and have found his knowledge extensive”

“My sessions are relaxing and enjoyable”

“Ben has a highly professional approach to acupuncture. He takes time to listen to my concerns, and his treatments are always thorough and carefully considered”

“The pain is now minimal and, equally important, I have gained a sense of bodily harmony”

“Through the use of regular acupuncture, Ben has certainly made a positive contribution to my overall health”

“I have suffered from depression and stress and know that, without acupuncture, I would not still be here”

“Ben is gentle, calm, caring and quietly reassuring”

News & Views

Why I left the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)

I have been a member of the BAcC since its inception in 1994. Before that I was a member of one of its forerunners, the Traditional Acupuncture Society, since I qualified in 1980. The BAcC is the lead professional body for acupuncturists in the UK and I am sorry to be...

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The best testimonial

The best testimonial that I have received was for this website, from MS, a patient and marketing consultant: "What I like about Ben's website is that what you see is what you get. Some websites lead you to believe that you are going to meet Superman, then, when you...

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Privacy Notice for GDPR – May 2018

This notice is to explain why I collect your personal data, and what I do with it, and to ensure I am working in accordance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); terms from the regulation are indicated in bold. When you supply your personal...

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NICE recommends acupuncture for back pain

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has recommended acupuncture for back pain. NICE, the independent body that advises doctors on best clinical practice, has released new (evidence based) guidelines for the management of persistent, non-specific...

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Acupuncture in the news

Tension headaches and sleep disorders feature in recent news coverage of acupuncture. Also prominent have been Jessica Ennis's acupuncture treatment for her sports injuries and former Spice Girl Mel B having acupuncture to help with depression. For details and stories...

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How safe is acupuncture?

In 2001 the British Medical Journal published research that points to acupuncture being "safe in the hands of competent practitioners." While this is not news, it may be new information to many readers. The researchers conducted a practitioner survey of members of the...

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