Helen Smallwood - Shaftesbury Clinic

Helen Smallwood - Shaftesbury Clinic

Bedford Consulting Rooms
4 Goldington Road
MK40 3NF

01234 511522 / 07504 544063

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Bedford Consulting Rooms
4 Goldington Road
MK40 3NF

01234 511522 / 07504 544063

About me

Providing professional acupuncture services in Bedford since 2008. Acupuncture is a safe, evidence-based and effective treatment for many conditions.  Free 20 minute consultations available to meet with an acupuncturist and find out about what we do, to see whether acupuncture is for you.

The Acupuncturists at Shaftesbury Clinic are all members of the British Acupuncture Council.  For more information, see our website www.shaftesburyclinic.com or follow us on twitter, @ShaftesburyC

Training, qualifications & experience

Helen Smallwood qualified from the College of Traditional Acupuncture (Warwickshire) after three years’ training.  She has a Licentiate in Acupuncture and a First Class honours degree (BA) in Traditional Acupuncture accredited by Oxford Brookes. Her degree is validated by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board BAAB.

She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and therefore bound by their codes of safety and ethics. She carries full professional indemnity, and public liability insurance cover. The clinic premises are licenced by Bedford Borough Council. Helen is licensed by Bedford Borough Council to carry out acupuncture at the Shaftesbury Clinic.

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Therapies offered

Other available therapies

Alongside acupuncture, the clinic also provides osteopathy, podiatry, chiropody hypnotherapy, psychology, counselling, CBT, nutrition, dietetics, naturopathy, private health screening, thermal imaging, western herbal medicine, mindfulness, meditation, yoga, laser hair removal, facial acupuncture, psychology, reflexology, nutritional therapy and more, for services other than acupuncture see www.BedfordConsultingRooms.com

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  • Shaftesbury Clinic Acupuncture, Bedford UK
  • Shaftesbury Clinic - Acupuncture Mechanism of Action
  • Acupuncture FAQ's
  • The Uses of Acupuncture - by Shaftesbury Clinic
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  • Bedford Consulting Rooms, 4 Goldington Road


Initial Consultation - 1.5 hours £45.00
Follow-ups - 1 hour approx £35.00

Important information

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Maps & Directions

Bedford, MK40 3NF

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Our three acupuncturists are available weekdays, evenings and Saturdays, all by pre-booked appointment.

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