ACMAC outreach

ACMAC Outreach

Outreach for ACMAC – Role Description This person or team is genius at getting people inspired, starting discussion and so on. How might this inspiration be passed on? • Writing and publishing articles • Blogging • Using Facebook, Twitter and other social media to spread the word about the bigger picture, and also about smaller stories such as new clinics …

ACMAC membership secretary

ACMAC Membership secretary

Membership Secretary – Role Description New members Deal with inquiries from ACMAC members, or concerning membership Liase with treasurer about membership payments Process membership application forms and send out confirmation of membership Issue receipts for membership payments Create members’ Clinic pages on website, and update these as required Keep membership spreadsheet current Maintain the details of the member clinics on …

ACMAC event organiser

ACMAC Events Organiser

Events Organiser for ACMAC – Role Description This is an important role, because events breathe new life into the organization, inspire members old and new, create a sense of working together / community, and result in increased membership. It would be great to aim for 3 workshops per annum at least (online, or face to face), one conference, and perhaps …

ACMAC coordinator

ACMAC Coordinator

ACMAC Co-ordinator – Role Description The Co-ordinator is completely committed to the overall health of ACMAC, and knows what is happening across the organization, staff and volunteers. The Co-ordinator can (and should) get other people involved in doing lots of tasks – but if one of those volunteers drops back, the Co-ordinator is responsible for making sure those essential tasks …

ACMAC role of treasurer

ACMAC Treasurer

ACMAC Treasurer – Role Description Liase with membership secretary: say when new payments have come in to the account, or when expected payments have not arrived. Liase with accountants: complete accountants’ spreadsheet each month and answer any other queries. Liase with Events Organiser: confirm that those planning to attend events have paid. Pay cheques into the Co-op bank (or Post …

ACMAC meeting

ACMAC meetings

Welcome! This is a brief introduction to how we do meetings and decision-making.   A meeting is any time two or more people get together to talk about our work. There are broadly two kinds of meetings: Operational and Policy. Operational meetings are for getting things done. Policy meetings are for asking how things went, learning together, and deciding what …

ACMAC mission statement

Mission Statement

ACMAC’s Mission: Supporting multibed clinics where practitioners can treat several people at the same time, and helping patients find those clinics, we make acupuncture affordable and accessible to as many people as possible, whatever their income or social background; at the same time, we help practitioners earn a living worthy of their dedication and training. We believe these aims are …

Privacy Policy

The privacy and security of your personal information is extremely important to us. This privacy policy explains how and why we use your personal data, to make sure you stay informed and can be confident about giving us your information. We’ll keep this page updated to show you all the things we do with your personal data. This policy applies …

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Update of an Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

Highlights •Acupuncture has a clinically relevant effect on chronic pain that persists over time. •The effect of acupuncture cannot be explained only by placebo effects. •Factors in addition to the specific effects of needling are important contributors. •Referral for acupuncture treatment is a reasonable option for chronic pain patients. Abstract Despite wide use in clinical practice, acupuncture remains a controversial …