The British Medical Acupuncture Society is a registered charity established to encourage the use and scientific understanding of acupuncture within medicine for the public benefit. It seeks to enhance the education and training of suitably qualified practitioners, and to promote high standards of working practices in acupuncture. Members are regulated healthcare professionals who practice acupuncture within the scope of their professional practice. Find out more about joining the BMAS by clicking here.
Acupuncture in Medicine is the official journal of the BMAS. Members can access full content of the journal via the Members' Area of this website. Or click here for limited access. The journal also has a blog - AiM Blog.
BMAS Points Resource is a series of video demonstrations of examination and needling techniques presented together with diagrams and notes. Click on the part of the body you are treating to see examination techniques, then click on the point illustrated to see how to needle it. Contains guidance notes, explanations and diagrams.
A valuable resource for practitioners at all levels of experience.
Available to members only - log in and click on BMAS Points to view.
Acupuncture training courses are run by the BMAS for healthcare professionals subject to statutory regulation. Book early to get reduced EARLY BIRD prices (available for Foundation courses and Spring & Autumn meetings).
Acupuncture treatment is available at the BMAS London Teaching Clinic.
Acupuncture can help in a variety of conditions: click here for more details.
The BMAS was a founder member of the International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques (ICMART).
ICMART is an international non-profit organisation comprising of about 80 different associations and colleges of Medical Acupuncture around the world.