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Kimberley Shepherd
Licensed TCM Acupuncturist, BSc MBAcC
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Kimberley Shepherd
Licensed TCM Acupuncturist, BSc MBAcC
// A natural health junkie
// Special interest in women's natural health
// Graduated with 1st Class Honours from the Northern College of Acupuncture (BScHons)

About Kimberley

Women's Natural Health Specialist & TCM Acupuncturist

Kimberley is a registered TCM (Traditional Chinese Medical) Acupuncturist and nutritional therapist in training. After graduating with a First Class Honors in York, she has undertaken specialist training in the area of natural conception, IVF support, gyneacology and urology honing her skills to effectively assist couples on their reproductive journey. Although this practice is focused on women’s health & natural conception, she regularly see patients with health conditions ranging from – sports injuries, migraines, neck pain, back pain, sciatica, carpel tunnel syndrome, frozen shoulder, stress and anxiety, low mood and depression, digestive issues, hypertension.

As a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), Kimberley maintains a very high standard of safe practice and is therefore also approved by certain private health insurers. See if you are covered by clicking here or contact your provider directly.

Safety & Quality Assured

BAcC Members uphold to the highest standards in safe practice

It is very important to check that your acupuncturist is safe and competent. Acupuncture in the UK is not currently regulated by government, although this is expected to change in the near future.

All members of the BAcC can offer you the following assurances:

  • BSc or BA degree level training or its equivalent in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology (3,600 hours of study)
  • compliance with current UK health and safety legislation
  • full medical malpractice and public/products liability insurance cover
  • expert practice skills maintained by following a mandatory individual programme of continuing professional development (CPD)
  • regular updates from the BAcC regarding practitioners’ professional obligations to the public
  • compliance with BAcC Code of Safe Practice and Code of Professional Conduct
  • patient access to the BAcC complaints and disciplinary procedures

Acupuncturists registered with the BAcC carry the letters MBAcC after their name.