Hot Topics in Acupuncture

Scope of practice in Western Medical Acupuncture
This is a document detailing the BMAS position regarding scope of practice. Read this document.

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.

Working outside the NHS in the UK 
This position paper covers the professional and regulatory issues you need to know.

Setting up a private acupuncture practice?
This article "In Conversation" appeared in The Point Summer 2016 edition

Acupuncture in Palliative care
by Graham Leng

How do you define the dose of acupuncture?
A paper by White et al gives a contemporary definition.

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