EXTERNAL RESOURCES BY ACUPUNCTURE FOUNDATION
TCM Lecturers and Practitioners
Internationally renowned teacher, practitioner and author of seminal texts on Chinese Medicine. Author of the principal English language text books on Chinese medicine. International lecturer and expert on Chinese medicine, Giovanni taught with the Acupuncture Foundation Ireland for 5 years in the 80s and early 90s.
Three Treasures - Herbal Remedies formulated by Giovanni Maciocia.
Giovanni Maciocia - General information including books, articles etc.
Giovanni Maciocia Online - Continuing Education for Practitioners.
Master Jeffrey Yuen
Internationally recognized as a master scholar, teacher and practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine. This includes Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition/Dietetics, the therapeutic use of Stones and Essential Oils, Tai Qi, Qi Gong and Daoism.
Academy of Classical Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture, Herbalism, Tuina, Nutrition and other information.
Dr. Yair Maimon
Dr. Maimon has been studying, teaching and researching Chinese medicine over the last 25 years. He combines a varied background of TCM styles with a vast clinical, research and teaching experience. Dr. Maimon is an inspirational teacher who has been motivating TCM students around the world for many years.
Academy of Integrative Medicine for TCM - advanced Post Graduate Program in TCM.
NHS Funded Clinical Project
The NHS in the UK have included acupuncture in the NHS as a treatment for back pain, following successful clinical trials. You can read the official press release on National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE UK), the body that governs government health spending.
Acupuncture foundation Professional association - Find a registered practitioner and foundation graduate in Ireland.
The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK - Find a registered practitioner in the UK.
Northern Ireland Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine - Find a registered practitioner in Northern Ireland.
Association of Chinese Herbalists in Ireland - Find a medical herbalist specialising in Chinese herbal medicine in Ireland.
World Health Organization - In a recent statement on Traditional Medicines the World Health Organization urged governments to show respect for traditional medicines and integrate into national healthcare systems. The statement can be found on WHO official website.
General TCM Resources
The British Acupuncture Council
Annual British Acupuncture Conference and Oriental Medicine. Foundation graduates and students can book at a preferential rate.
Online training in Chinese Medicine with professors from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine as well as other international trainers and specialists.
The Journal of Chinese Medicine
The Journal of Chinese Medicine has been providing groundbreaking Traditional Chinese Medicine news and research articles for the last 30 years.
A large metasite with lots of information of interest to Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.
Open access, online journal publishing evidence-based, scientifically justified, and ethical research into all aspects of Chinese medicine.
A US based site with lots of information for TCM students.
Yin Yang House
A site with information on Chinese Medicine theory.
A good site outlining meridians and point locations.