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Thanks to Members of the PRTCM and their Acupuncture and TCM Clients

The Professional Register of Traditional Chinese Medicine would like to say “thank you” to all their Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine practitioner Members for strictly following the rules during the challenge we face from Covid-19. Secondly, we want to thank  all our TCM clients for their understanding and cooperation.   Thank you all for staying […]

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and attending a TCM practitioner for treatment

We realise that it is important for your health for you to be able to continue to receive the Acupuncture treatment or other TCM treatment that you normally receive.  According to their individual circumstances and the conditions in their clinics,  many members of the PRTCM will continue in practice during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, if […]

World Health Organisation (WHO) and Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, over the years, provided information about some aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture in its numerous publications. Last year one of our members gave us some advance notice that the WHO was planning to include traditional medicines in […]

Professional Development for PRTCM Members

The PRTCM organises and supports post-graduate training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events for its Practitioner and Student Members. Advanced notification has been sent to members of a Weekend seminar by Professor Tom Shanahan entitled Shen Dao Certificate programme in Medical Qigong Diploma Programme in Chinese Herbal Medicine Members are encouraged to further develop and […]

Recent Western Medicine research catches up with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine has associated FEAR with Shen Zangfu (related to Kidney function) for more than 2000 years. A recent programme on the BBC entitled Incredible Medicine explores the medical history of a number of people who are beyond the range of what might be described as normal. In Episode Two a person is featured […]

Irish President Michael D Higgins receiving the PRTCM founder in June 2016

On 3 June 2016, the Founder of the Professional Register of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Prof Tom Shanahan, was honoured to meet the Irish President at the Presidential palace. Tom Shanahan founded the PRTCM in 1983, and since then has been promoting Traditional Chinese Medicine in all its forms, in Ireland, Europe and beyond. During the […]

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