P_CS_38 Acupuncture Policy

The acupuncture policy sets out to ensure that acupuncture is performed by appropriately trained professionals in a safe and effective manner, and that patients have the appropriate information in an appropriate form to enable them to make an informed decision before opting for acupuncture treatment.

The acupuncture policy has been developed to ensure safe and effective practice of acupuncture by physiotherapists and to ensure that patients are given enough information to make an informed decision about opting for acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture treatment will be offered by a Chartered Physiotherapist with current HPC registration who has a recognised qualification in acupuncture.

To be read in conjunction with the Consent Policy and Sharps Disposal Policy.

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