Jane started her healthcare career in the NHS as a nurse before becoming a midwife. She has worked in a number of different settings including all aspects of a busy consultant unit, a midwifery led unit and humanitarian work in rural Africa.
Jane studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at The Northern College of Acupuncture in York graduating in 2007. She completed her MSc in Acupuncture with a research study looking at the use of acupuncture in pregnancy. Jane has an obvious interest in treating pregnant women as well as couples who are trying to conceive. Jane has been involved in a number of acupuncture research clinical trials including treatment of depression and back pain.
Since qualifying, Jane has undertaken additional studies in pregnancy related acupuncture as well as treating fertility problems and meets regularly with other acupuncturists who share her interest in these subjects to discuss the latest research and share knowledge and skills. In recent years Jane has focused her studies on deepening her understanding of The Balance Method which has included 3 trips overseas to train with Dr Tan’s apprentices.
Jane has a private one-to-one clinic inside ‘Back to Chiropractic’ 54, Grammar School Yard, Hull. HU1 1SE. Just CLICK HERE to visit Jane’s website.
Eileen graduated from the Northern College of Acupuncture in York in 2010, following a three year full time course.
She has worked within the health care profession since 1981, qualifying as Registered General Nurse in 1984 and as a Registered Midwife in 1987. Eileen worked for over 20 years as an NHS midwife more latterly as a community midwife..
Her interest in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture was kindled after experiencing the benefits of this ancient therapy, being astonished to feel so much better without conventional medication. The concept of treating the whole person rather than symptoms alone making perfect sense. Since qualifying she has undertaken additional training in musculskeletal problems and acupuncture in pregnancy and child birth.
Eileen is interested in the variety of conditions benefiting from acupuncture, and has particular interest in stress and emotional disorders and given her midwifery background, the treatment of women during pregnancy and after the birth of their baby.
She lives in a beautiful, peaceful location near Thixendale and is the owner of The Wellbeing Centre in Market Weighton where is also offers acupuncture on a one-to-one basis. To find out more about The Wellbeing Centre CLICK HERE.
She shares with Jane a commitment to bring the benefits of Acupuncture within the financial reach of the wider community – to this end they have embraced the principal of the 'Community Clinic'.
Helen qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2000 from Salford University and started her career in the NHS at Scarborough Hospital before moving on and working in private practices and in the Ministry of Defence, both in the UK and overseas. Helen first started using acupuncture for pain relief in 2001 and since then realised how acupuncture can help to treat so many more conditions than just musculoskeletal injuries.
Helen graduated from the Northern College of Acupuncture in 2014, completing a Master’s of Science degree in acupuncture, her research looking in to acupuncture and knee osteoarthritis. Continuous learning is essential to Helen to ensure the best care is given to her patients and she regularly attend courses to further her knowledge and progress her skills. Helen is also a tutor on the biomedicine team at the Northern College of Acupuncture.
Having worked in a community acupuncture clinic before, Helen knows the value of receiving regular acupuncture at a cost people can afford and is grateful to be able to join Jane and Eileen at Hull and East Yorkshire Community Acupuncture.
Helen also works in Market Weighton and Beverley on a one to one basis and holds Pilates classes in the surrounding village halls. CLICK HERE to visit Helen’s website.