The British Acupuncture Council are the main regulatory body for acupuncturists in the UK.  They produce a number of fact sheet about the use of acupuncture with different conditions and diseases: British Acupuncture Council Fact sheets.

Member of British Acupuncture Council

Sanjo – the Mind, Body, Spirit, Healing Centre based in Buckhurst Hill, Essex since 2005.  They offer acupuncture and other healing therapies.

Fertility & Pregnancy

The AFN (Acupuncture Fertility Network) is a special interest group of acupuncturists dedicated to supporting those with fertility issues.



Debra Betts (New Zealand) specialises in acupuncture and acupressure for pregnancy and childbirth.  She has produced a booklet for acupressure in childbirth.

Recommended Practitioners

Do you need an acupuncture treatment, but can’t get to Buckhurst Hill?  The following acupuncturists I know personally and would recommend:

Alexei MontenegroAlexei specialises in Distal Needling Acupuncture™ and practices in East Finchley, London, N2 9DF.

Attila Szanto. Attila specialises in musculoskeletal pain, headaches, fertility, digestive disorders and stress related conditions, and Distal Needling Acupuncture™. He practices near Oxford Circus, London, W1W 7BE.

Jenni Herbert. Jenni is an acupuncturist, naturopath, nutritionist and yoga teacher and practices in Battersea, SW11.