Welcome to the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK

The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK (ATCM) is the largest regulatory body in the UK for the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine, (TCM). TCM includes acupuncture, herbal medicine and therapeutic massage called Tuina. At present there are over 700 professionally qualified TCM practitioners registered with ATCM, who must adhere to strict codes of ethics and practice. All full members of ATCM are fully qualified in the practice of authentic traditional acupuncture, as well as Chinese herbal medicine and tuina.

ATCM is actively engaged in academic study, research and the clinical application of Traditional Chinese Medicine. ATCM has been working closely with the Department of Health and Health Professions' Council to establish statutory regulation in the UK for TCM practitioners. ACTM stands in a unique position within the UK's healthcare system and plays a crucial role in communication between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine. By demanding high professional standards of all members, ATCM aims to establish a strong presence in the medical and patient communities and to attract more and more TCM practitioners.

Want to try Chinese herbal medicine or authentic acupuncture for your health problem?

Please use the link on the left to find your local TCM practitioners.

Contact details: ATCM, 314 Premier House, 112 Station Road, Edgware, HA8 7BJ
Tel/Fax: 0208 951 3030

The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK(ATCM) offers registered members a professional block insurance scheme with the insurance brokers Balens Ltd. All practicing members must be insured to cover their treatment risks.

For the purpose of Insurance, ATCM is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Balens Ltd, 2 Nimrod House, Sandy’s Road, Malvern, Worcs, WR14 1JJ, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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