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01271 375579

Welcome to Acupuncture North Devon

Our Barnstaple clinic treats patients from a wide geographical area such as Bideford, Braunton, Ilfracombe, South Molton and Torrington. 

At long last we are able to re-open our clinic and welcome you back!
Thank you for your patience during this very difficult time, we appreciate your support.

Let us assure you that our Clinic will be adhering to all the strict safety guidelines of our governing body the BAcC, (British Acupuncture Council) – the largest and most respected governing body representing Acupuncturists in the UK. The only one approved by the PSA, (Professional Standards Authority) which enables GPs to refer directly to us. Therefore, it follows strictly all NHS and Government guidelines in terms of safe practice and putting our patients’ safety as paramount in any decision making, to return to safe practice at this critical time.

In addition, there is a safety policy for the whole Clinic;
That if you feel at all unwell with any respiratory symptom or have had diarrhoea or vomiting in the last 48hours, please cancel your appointment (cancellation fee will be waived).

Measures to make the clinic Covid-19 secure
Before making an appointment please familiarise yourself with the following, (click to view/download):

» Visiting the clinic and keeping it Covid-19 secure
» Patient Consent Form (please download)
» Risk Assessment Questionnaire
» Test & Trace
» Hand Hygiene – hand wash
» Hand Hygiene – alcohol rub
» Respiratory & cough hygiene

We are delighted to see you again and looking forward to your visit, as well as welcoming new patients to our clinic. If you have any queries please feel free to contact us at: or clinic reception 01271 375579

In the meantime, keep well and keep safe.

Marilyn and Heidi.


Movement and breathing exercise video
In view of the lung targeting coronavirus below is a link to a movement and breathing exercise (qigong) to strengthen your lungs and yourself.
» Video: Strengthen the lung with Peter Deadman

For information on coronavirus – (COVID 19) please see link below:
» 111 NHS Covid-19

Traditional Chinese Acupuncture provides a safe, cost effective, evidence based form of health care suitable for adults, children, the elderly and pregnant patients.

MARILYN RICHARDS and HEIDI O’NEILL are both members of the British Acupuncture Council, the UK’s largest regulated body for practitioners of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be used to treat a variety of health problems whether physical, emotional or psychological, it can be used alone or alongside conventional medicine in the treatment of acute and long term medical conditions.

Members of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) practice Acupuncture based on Chinese principles that have been researched and refined for over 2000 years. The Council ensures its members practice skills are up to date and maintained by mandatory continuing professional development; adherence to the Councils Code of Ethics and Safe Practice; compliance with current Health and Safety legislation and full Medical Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance cover.

Heidi O'Neill and Marilyn Richards


Please contact us on 01271 375579 with any questions or to discuss your needs.

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