Professional Body for
Qualified Acupuncturists and Acutherapy
Oriental Massage Practitioners


The Role of the Acupuncture-Acutherapy's Governing Board

The Board are volunteers who help to set and maintain the standards listed here.

  • To set standards for voluntary registration which ensure the protection of the public with provision of safe and high quality Oriental therapies.
  • To establish the standards and policy needed for practitioners to become members of the register.
  • To represent and regulate Acupuncture and Acutherapy Oriental Medicine practitioners and students and their interests.
  • To enable Acupuncture-Acutherapy Council to best serve all of its Members.
  • To enhance public health and well-being by promoting the profession and benefits of:
    • Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and other varied Acupuncture styles as valid, safe and effective healthcare systems.

      Oriental Acutherapy which includes varied Massage & Bodywork therapies.

  • To co-ordinate the dual interests of needling and hands-on therapies.
  • To regulate and improve the practice & management of Acupuncture and Acutherapies.
  • To advance the Acupuncture and Acutherapy professions in the UK.

The Governing Board

Darren Tucker

Janka Webb