Members of the British Acupuncture Council must have degree level qualifications in acupuncture and adhere to the Council’s strict Codes of Safe Practice and Professional Conduct. Degree courses in acupuncture are a minimum of 3,600 hours of study, including traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology.
Richard Agnew, BSc (Hons), LicAc, MBAcC
Richard studied acupuncture at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, gaining both a Licentiate in Acupuncture from the College and a degree from Kingston University. He also has a psychology degree from Sheffield University. Richard first became interested in acupuncture after training in Qigong with Shaolin Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit, and has subsequently trained in Taijiquan, Shaolin and Eagle Claw Kung Fu. Richard is a member of the British Acupuncture Council. He has found the holistic approach of traditional acupuncture can benefit people wide range of complaints and enjoys the diversity of practice this brings.