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A few words about me

Lina Tan BSc (Hons), Lic Ac


Lina initially started her career in general nursing in 1975 and went on to train in mental health and occupational health, working as a qualified nurse in the National Health Service and various private organisations for over 40 years.

Lina graduated from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in 2009 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Acupuncture. Lina is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and adheres to their code of professional conduct and safe practice.

She works with the local multi disciplinary team of health care professionals to provide acupuncture for patients receiving chemotherapy. Acupuncture has been found to improve and strengthen patients immune system and minimise chemo induced side effects.

With her experience in mental and occupational health, Lina offers practical advice on the prevention of work related health issues, diet and healthy lifestyle.

What is Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments involving the insertion of fine needles on the body to relieve a wide range of conditions, from emotional disorders such as stress and anxiety to chronic/acute physical complaints e.g injury related pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Irritable Bowel symptoms, chemo induced nausea, vomiting and peripheral neuropathy.

Acupuncture can also be helpful in treating neurological problems like migraines, headaches or as part of rehabilitation strategy for those suffering from stroke or Parkinson Disease and supporting individuals coming off antidepressant, to help stop smoking and women undergoing IVF.