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Welcome to Acupuncture North Devon

Our Barnstaple clinic, founded some 30 years ago and the longest establish clinic in Barnstaple, attracts patients from a wide geographical area such as Bideford, Braunton, Ilfracombe, South Molton and Torrington.

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.

For more guidance and pre-appointment information please see FAQs

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).

We are 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

We look forward to welcoming you,

Marilyn and Heidi.

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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