Key aspects of good Clinical Practice
There is more and more acceptance within orthodox medicine and the NHS. BAcC Members are required to follow strict guidelines:
Code of professional conducts:
- Relating to their professions duties, obligations to patients, ethical boundaries, legal and commercial obligations and standards of behaviour.
Code of safe practice:
- Relating to where treatment is carried out, clinical standards, disposal of equipment and clinical waste, personal injury guidance, maintenance of written clinic record, commitment to health and safety.
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The Regulating body for Acupuncture
The British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) is the UK’s main regulatory body and ensures that their members (over 3000) offer excellence in the following areas: Acupuncture degree qualified, training standards, safe practice, ethical and professional behaviour. It is a self-regulating body.
All members, bounded by the Code of Safe practice and Professional Conduct, are accountable to the BAcC for their professional behaviour, if they break the BAcC’s rules, they can be fined, removed or suspended from the register.