Useful BMAS Documents

Please find below a series of documents currently used by BMAS which you may find useful.

Documents & resources

Safe needling over the thorax

This is a document detailing the BMAS approach to safe needling over the thorax. Read this document.

Clinical evidence for acupuncture

This is a document produced by Mike Cummings for BMAS members who are seeking support for their use of acupuncture within the NHS. It is updated from time to time when large clinical trials are published. Read this document.

Consent form

Informed consent for acupuncture - this article contains a suggested consent form (Appendix A) and a suggested information sheet (Appendix B)

Documents & resources used in the BMAS London Teaching Clinic

Detailed history sheet - sheet for recording patient details
Pain history sheet - for patients to record pain symptoms
Continuation sheet - medical record, male body diagram
Continuation sheet - medical record, female body diagram
Link to body diagrams page
Symptom diary - for patients use
Example of a symptom diary - to use with the diary

Patient Information Leaflet (revised February 2016) - this leaflet is available to print and use in your own practice
Other documents

Brief case record sheet - to print out and use in your clinic

Brief case record template - for paperless practice

Reaccreditation diary - keep a record of your acupuncture educational activities
Reaccreditation guidelines

BMAS Code of Practice  
Equality & Diversity Policy
Complaints Policy
Hepatitis B Policy

Useful information

The Gift Aid Scheme helps the Society's funds by claiming back tax you have paid
Leave a legacy and support the Society's future work
Donating blood after acupuncture

Learning tools

Recommended reading list
CDs and DVDs for sale

For CoBC and Diploma candidates

Details of CoBC
BMAS Safety assessment (for submission as part of the COBC)
Details of Diploma
Training record
Example of Case Logbook
Detailed Case Reports
Example of a detailed Case Report
Declaration of Originality
Lapsed reaccreditation policy

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