[cs_content][cs_section bg_image=”https://thecpdgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Holding-page1.png” parallax=”true” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/4″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_element_image _id=”4″ ][x_counter num_start=”0″ num_end=”25″ num_speed=”1500″ num_prefix=”” num_suffix=”” num_color=”” text_above=”Paul has been in practice for” text_below=”years” text_color=””][x_gap size=”50px”][x_counter num_start=”0″ num_end=”19″ num_speed=”1500″ num_prefix=”” num_suffix=”” num_color=”” text_above=”and has” text_below=”years teaching experience” text_color=””][/cs_column][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”3/4″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Biography” open=”true”]Paul practices Acupuncture, Tuina, remedial therapeutic massage, Qi gong and dietary therapy in Longfield, Kent. He has a practice in Kent, is a first aid instructor and set up and runs the New Ash Green Rugby Club treatment centre, a unique multi-disciplinary, multi-bed unit, treating male and female senior and junior sports players. He graduated in massage in 1993 and in acupuncture in 1997, achieved his PGCE in 2002, and his Masters in education in 2012.

He has taught acupuncture and massage for since 1998, and has taught all aspects of Chinese medicine, living anatomy, practitioner development and setting up in practice at colleges in the UK.

He has a special interest in continuing professional development (CPD) within the healthcare sector, sports injuries, chronic pain, and Microsystems of acupuncture. He was until recently secretary to the Microsystems Acupuncture Regulatory Working Group, MACRWG, a profession specific group exploring, voluntary regulation of Microsystems of acupuncture in the UK, and represented this wing of the acupuncture profession at the Acupuncture Stakeholders Group. He wrote all of the policies which enabled this group to register with the CNHC, now an Accredited Register under the Professional Standards Authority.
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  • Acupuncture
  • Ear acupuncture
  • Sports injuries
  • Business start ups
  • Policy writing
  • Multi beds
  • Practitioner development

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  • Member of the British Acupuncture Council, MBAcC
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, FHEA
  • Member of the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council, CNHC
  • Registered Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)
  • Member of the Society for Education and Training – SET

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  • The Acupuncturist – ( 2016), One diagnosis a thousand injuries, Late Summer, British Acupuncture Council
  • The Acupuncturist – (2015). What’s left when we die, Winter 2015, British Acupuncture Council
  • The Acupuncturist, (2011). Bruising and its speedy repair – 3 cases from a unique multi-bed unit. November 2011, British Acupuncture Council, autumn.
  • The Journal of Chinese medicine, (2008). Auricular acupuncture and substance misuse a clinical audit. No 86, February.
  • West Kent NHS and Social Care Trust, (2006). Efficacy of ear acupuncture in the treatment of substance misuse, a 6 month clinical audit.
  • British Acupuncture Council News, Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, British Medical Acupuncture Society. (2002). Research into P.M.I. companies. June.
  • The Journal of Chinese Medicine, (1998). Cases from the London school of acupuncture teaching clinic. No 56 January