Nurse Amanda doesn’t look back after becoming an acupuncturist!

Did you know recent figures show that more nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining it, for the first time since 2008?

Amanda Proud is a former nurse who decided to change her career – and her life – by training to become an acupuncturist at the Northern College of Acupuncture (NCA).

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New baby, new business, and a ‘First’ for Lindsay!

Northern College of Acupuncture (NCA)  graduate Lindsay Fieldhouse epitomises the adage that ‘nothing worth having comes easy’. Not only has Lindsay recently qualified with a First Degree in BSc (Hons) Acupuncture, but the Leeds’ student managed top honours whilst also being pregnant and having a baby during her course!

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NCA – officially a great place to study!

We believe that the Northern College of Acupuncture (NCA) is a fantastic place to study, but don’t just take our word for it.  Here at the NCA, we are ecstatic that in the recent National Student Survey (NSS), our students have voted us as one of the UK’s best Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to study.

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‘My hay fever was so bad I was getting nosebleeds – acupuncture stopped them!’

Everyone looks forward to the summer – unless they suffer from hay fever!  While most people are imagining months of warm, sunny days – others are dreading the onset of itchy eyes, a runny nose, and checking the pollen count daily.

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The Acupuncture Evidence Project: New review finds mounting evidence

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In a new review of acupuncture research, Australian researchers have found that the quality of evidence and the number of conditions for which acupuncture has been shown to be effective has increased significantly since the last major review published by the US Veterans Affairs Department in 2014.

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