Government Abandons Plans for Statutory Regulation of Acupuncture

Government Statement

The then Secretary of State for Health, Mr. Andrew Lansley, made a statement in the House of Commons on 16th February 2011 in which he gave details of the Government's approach to the regulation of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and traditional Chinese Medicine [TCM]. Full details of his announcement were given in a written Ministerial Statement, which is available for download.

Effect on those Health Professionals who wish to Practise Acupuncture

The announcement has a significant effect on those Health Professionals who wish to practise Acupuncture

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Regulation of Acupuncture

After some study, the Government has decided not to introduce Statutory Regulation [SR] of Acupuncture. Students may be interested to read about the Government decision on SR.

The CSP has provided a statement on Acupuncture Training & Membership of Professional Networks for Physiotherapists

M-Level Accreditation

The ALIED Foundation Acupuncture Course is M-Level Accredited to the University of Hertfordshire [UH]and the ALIED Principal, Jennie Longbottom, is a member of the University Staff.

Registration with UH is an option for Foundation Course Students and an outline of the M-Level Accreditation Process is available for students.

Refresher Course

Have you been practising Acupuncture for a number of years since your Foundation Course?

Would you like to update your skills, learn about the latest research and refresh your clinical reasoning?

Contact ALIED about our 24-hour Top-Up Course.