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Whether it's for relaxation, medicial conditions or cosmetic purposes, Points Of Health is here to help you on your journey to great health!

With our busy modern world and stresses on the NHS, more people are searching for an alternative or something to compliment their healthcare and acupuncture has become a number one choice for many. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years and now the science behind it has shown that it can be great for a large number of conditions. Each acupuncture treatment is unique and designed to each patients needs, which is why it gets such great results.

I am Eilidh Snape, founder of Points Of Health in York. I am a licensed acupuncturist and member of the British Acupuncture Council and adhere to the highest standard of care and professional conduct, so you can rest assured you are in safe hands.

I grew up in the Orkney Islands in the north of Scotland, but spent much of my childhood in New Zealand where I found acupuncture to be used along side conventional medicine with fantastic results. After breaking my ribs in a bad horse riding accident, I turned to acupuncture and was back playing tennis whithin 3 weeks! This lead to a facintion with the therapy and I felt that it had to be shared to help more people. I then spent 3 years training at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York, where I now live.

"I have recieved treatment for IBS and anxiety for several months. I find Eilidh very competent professionally and also friendly and a great listener. She is easy to talk to and has helped me to relax while I have acupuncture." Gina

I am passionate about giving people the health care that they deserve and use a multi-disaplinary approach to my treatments to ensure my patients get best results using;

Training, qualifications & experience

Eilidh Snape, founder of Points Of Health in York, is a licensed acupuncturist and member of the British Acupuncture Council and adheres to the highest standard of care and professional conduct, so you can rest assured you are in safe hands.

BSc in Acupuncture
Facial Enhance Training
First aid certificate

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British Acupuncture Council

As the UKs largest professional body of acupuncturists the BAcC guarantee excellence in training, safe practice and professional conduct.

All members of the BAcC (MBAcC) have BSc or BA degree level training or its equivalent in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Therapies offered


Initial consultation and first acupuncture treatment £45- 1hr 30 mins
Following acupuncture treatments £39- 1hr
Facial Enhance acupuncture £65 - 2 hrs
Cupping massage £35 - 45 mins


Wednesday 9.3-6.30 Friday 8.30-5.30

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.

The Healing Clinic
Museum Street
North Yorkshire

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Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the therapist to discuss the options available.

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Type of session

In person
Home visits