Jamie Gisby

Covid-19 – Keeping you safe when we go back to work.

As lockdown is slowly relaxed during this difficult Covid-19 epidemic I am pleased to announce that I and my colleagues might finally be allowed to get back to work. As we return to work our foremost concern is to keep our patients as safe as we possibly can whilst continuing to provide the service you Continue reading »

Clinically vulnerable people

On the advice of The British Acupuncture Council I have to use my professional judgment as to whether to exclude clinically vulnerable clients from my practice based on their risk and vulnerability in relation to Covid-19 infection.  This is based on the categories of clinically vulnerable people and clinically extremely vulnerable people.  I’m sure you Continue reading »

Covid-19 consent form

Once I am back to work, hopefully in early July, I will need to get patients to sign a Covid-19 consent form prior to treatment.  Hopefully this can be done digitally, such as by email, to save time in the treatment session. Consent and screening is important to minimise the spread of the virus. In Continue reading »

Personalised acupuncture has long term benefits for fibromyalgia

Spanish researchers have found that personalised acupuncture has long term benefits for fibromyalgia, providing pain relief and improved quality of life. What is Fibromyalgia? According to NHS Choices: Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. As well as widespread pain, people with fibromyalgia may also Continue reading »