The 22nd ARRC Symposium

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

Programme

CANCELLED

Given the current global pandemic status for the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the decision to cancel the 2020 ARRC Symposium has been taken in order to protect the health and wellbeing of the attendees and speakers.

 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 Eileen Hackman
Acupuncture for chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy: results from the Christie trial
 
 11.00 – 11.30 Break  
 11.30 – 11.55 Terje Alraek
Acupuncture in sham device controlled trials may not be as effective as acupuncture in the real world
 
 11.55 – 12.10 Rachel Edney, Mark Bovey, Kevin Durjun
Exploring acupuncture as a modern healthcare solution: a BAcC report
 
 12.10 – 12.30 Poster Presentations  
 12.30 – 13.00 Hugh McPherson
Acupuncture not recommended by NICE for osteoarthritis or low back pain despite the evidence: exploring the decision-making
 
 13.00 – 14.00 Lunch   
 14.00 – 14.25 Karen Charlesworth
Coming in from the cold: getting started with acupuncture research in the NHS
 
 14.25 – 14.50 Terje Alraek
Acupuncture for cancer related fatigue - a new study in Norway
 
 14.50 – 15.15 Jonquil Pinto
Do traditional acupuncturists promote health lifestyle/behaviour changes within their treatments? How do they enable these changes?
 
 15.15 – 15.25 Project MYMOP
Nick Lowe, Spod Dutton, Amy Din
 
 15.25 – 15.55 Break  
 15.55 – 16.25 John Hughes
‘I’m not too bad with needles’: evaluating self-acupuncture as a self-care intervention
 
 16.25 – 16.50 Michelle Venter
Five Element acupuncture for mental wellbeing in the student population - feasibility and outcomes: interim results and practitioner experiences
 
 16.50 – 17.00 Sarah Atwell Griffiths
BAcC 25 years