Testimonials from students of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine training courses organised by the AcuMedic Foundation 

Here's what a few of our graduates and members have to say about our courses: 

Diploma of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

  • "A very comprehensive and fascinating course. There was lots of practical experience that was very relevant to general practice. I wish I had done the course earlier – it’s been so helpful and satisfying for me and my patients" - Dr Sheila Richards, GP

  • "An excellent course! The information given and the teaching were aimed at the right level. I have learnt a lot about Chinese medicine and about myself!" - Dr Sau Hsien Yap, Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Management

  • "The course was very well structured and run. It was focused and clinically relevant and the lecturers were fantastic. My best experiences were the small group practical sessions. I have recommended this course to almost everyone I know!" - Dr Jane Pettigrew

  • "This course is a must for anyone interested in well-being and good health. It is a fascinating subject that is an eye-opener and enables you to view Western medicine from a different perspective and appreciate the best of both worlds" - Ron Haines, Sports Injury Practitioner and Holistic Therapist

  • "Very thorough teaching with lots of opportunities to see and experience case studies. The lecturers are very good at ensuring you understand everything and they also give you the benefit of their own experiences, which is invaluable. The course was also great fun!" - Shahnila Rashid, Healthcare Professional

Diploma of Cosmetic Acupuncture and Chinese Cosmetology
  • "An excellent course, with caring and informative tutors, supported by superb course notes. The atmosphere was conducive to learning and exposed us to many aspects of Chinese culture. It’s just a great place to be!" - Christine E Hunter, Nurse

  • "Each diploma course has taken my knowledge and awareness of Chinese medicine to a higher level. Thanks again to all of you at CMIR" - David Lloyd, Osteopath, Dietitian and Chinese Medicine Practitioner

  • "I wish I’d known about CMIR earlier. This was a fantastic course – the lecturers give you their time and share their knowledge on top of the course material. The staff are friendly and helpful. I will certainly be back to do more courses in the future" - Rosie Nadin, Therapist

Diploma of Chinese Herbal Materia Medica and Prescription
  • "A very rewarding and enjoyable course with excellent tuition - Laurence Bridgeland, TCM Practitioner

  • "I thoroughly enjoyed the diploma course, although it is very demanding. The excellent teaching and lecture material however, made the course easier and really enjoyable. I would highly recommend it!" - Sanjay Karia, Homeopath and Acupuncturist

  • "A very well-presented course. The teaching material was excellent and all the lecturers were very helpful, enthusiastic and inspiring. There was a very supportive atmosphere and the lectures made a very difficult subject easy to understand" - Dr B P S Chohan, GP

CPD Courses
  • "CPD training is of enormous benefit to me; the information is always well put together and concise, as are the course notes. I enjoy reconnecting with everyone at CMIR, as well as meeting other fellow acupuncturists. I would just like to thank Dr. Chan for his presentation yesterday with regard to STROKE REHABILITATION using acupuncture and Chinese herbs. I found his presenting to be clear, easy to understand and most informative. Thank you!" - Lavinia Stanbury, Acupuncturist

  • "The knowledge and interaction between the lecturers and learners was impressive. The tuition was open and friendly and everyone was really helpful" - Vicky Ahern, Complementary Therapist

  • "A wonderful day, where I gained superb knowledge. The staff are so polite, smart, happy and helpful" - Gloria Shayler, Shiatsu Practitioner

  • Thank you very much for the recording of Saturday 18th March Zoom workshop. I am extremely grateful and happy about the recording. Thank you for this opportunity. I already watched the recording and found it very well-structured, very interesting and helpful! Thank you!” - Petra, Medical Practitioner

  • "Thank you for your email. The session was very useful as I used some of the points during my treatment sessions this week as I work in mental health and addiction services, I am also a full trained adult nurse. I found the course content very useful and I immediately put it to use as I had patients Saturday afternoon for acupuncture treatments. Also, the session added to the combination of points I already use in my sessions which is positive!” - Sharon Samms, Acupuncturist

  • The Zoom course was excellent! It was very well delivered despite the language barrier. The points and the cases were well described. The timing was perfect ( not too long!)” - Iwona, Therapist

  • "Thank you very much for the link. I could see all the course and take notes as could stop it if I needed. It was very informative and useful. Thank you also for the certificate." - Carme Marin, Psychotherapist

  • "I last night watched the video and it was terrific and left me wanting more. It was so well presented and clear Dr Wan did an excellent job! It was so good being back experiencing the ethos of AcuMedic it made you realise how much one misses the old days. Please do some more CPD courses!!" - Christine, NHS Trust

  • "An excellent class, thank you to you, Dr Wan and Don Mei. A good format benefitting from the lack of interruption keeping questions to the end. It let Dr Wan speak and keep the message clear. Many thanks and best wishes." - Peter Dilworth, Acupuncturist