The 22nd ARRC Symposium

Saturday 21 March 2020
De Vere Venues Holborn Bars
138-142 Holborn
London EC1N 2NQ

Programme

8.45 - 9.25am Registration  
     
9.25 -9.30 Introduction  
9.30 – 10.30 Jianping Liu
Acupuncture trials in China: pros & cons
 
 10.30 – 11.00 Hugh McPherson
Acupuncture not recommended by NICE for osteoarthritis or low back pain despite the evidence: exploring the decision-making
 
 11.00 – 11.30 Break  
 11.30 – 12.00 Terje Alraek
Acupuncture in sham device controlled trials may not be as effective as acupuncture in the real world
 
 12.00 – 12.15 Rachel Edney, Mark Bovey, Kevin Durjun
Exploring acupuncture as a modern healthcare solution: a BAcC report
 
 12.15 – 12.30 Poster Presentations  
 12.30 – 13.00 John Hughes
‘I’m not too bad with needles’: evaluating self-acupuncture as a self-care intervention
 
 13.00 – 14.00 Lunch   
 14.00 – 14.30 Karen Charlesworth
Acupuncture and nutritional therapy for atrial fibrillation: a feasibility study
 
 14.30 – 15.00 Terje Alraek
Acupuncture for cancer related fatigue - a new study in Norway
 
 15.00 – 15.30 Jonquil Pinto
Do traditional acupuncturists promote health lifestyle/behaviour changes within their treatments? How do they enable these changes?
 
 15.30 – 16.00 Break  
 16.00 – 16.15 Michelle Venter
Setting up & evaluating an acupuncture service for students with mental health problems
 
 16.15 – 16.30  TBC  
 16.30 – 17.00 Panel Discussion
TBC