Philip Ashcroft B. Ost PGCE B.A (Hons)
Philip trained at The British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) in 2008, soon after qualifying as an Osteopath at the British School of Osteopathy (BSO) in 2007.
Training for the Foundation Certificate at BMAS required postgraduate status in osteopathy/physiotherapy.
Derek Climpson BSc (Hons), Lic Ac, BAcC, MSTAT
Derek graduated in 2010 after a four year training at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading – the UK’s foremost Acupuncture training centre. He holds a BSc Hons degree in Acupuncture and uses Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and 5 Element styles of acupuncture, together with auricular acupuncture and electro acupuncture.
Derek is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS). In addition to his three Essex practices, Derek has worked as a volunteer acupuncturist at a London Hospice and at an Essex Addictions clinic. He has post graduate training in Acupuncture for Fertility and Gynaecology. He is a recommended Acupuncturist with the Herts and Essex Fertility Centre, Cheshunt, and has represented the British Acupuncture Council at the Fertility Show, Olympia, London.
In 2018, Derek visited China as part of an exchange programme and studied at Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine and First and Second Affiliated Hospitals, Harbin.