As you may know, BackCare Awareness Week 2013 starts this Monday 7th of October and runs until the 11th of October. The theme for the week is 'Caring for Carers'. BackCare UK has a newly published booklet with the latest research and advice especially focused to help carers which comes along with a free DVD. The pack also has the latest poster and balloons!
You can order the pack now via the link http://www.backcaretrading.org.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=101
A major new piece of research has just been published entitled 'Acupuncture & Counselling for Depression in Primary Care - A Randomised Controlled Trial'. The study was carried out by research scientists at York University, and this is the first major study to look at evaluating in such a thorough way, the clinical impact of acupuncture and counselling for patients with ongoing depression.
To promote Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19th May), The British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) has partnered with Anxiety UK, the country's leading anxiety disorders charity to launch a joint research project and increase awareness of how traditional acupuncture can help those with anxiety disorders.
From today, patients and the public will be able to choose an acupuncturist belonging to a register vetted and approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. The BAcC's register has been accredited under a new scheme set up by the Department of Health and administered by an independent body which is accountable to Parliament.
Duchess of Cambridge considering acupuncture for nausea/morning sickness.
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