Well its been a long haul and at this stage we still do not have a re-opening date for complementary health care practices.
I would like to think that as professionals we already operate to exceptional standards of hygiene and cleanliness, however, complacency is not something we should consider when re-opening in the current situation.
Communication and guidance from my professional associations and regulator has been ongoing and changing week by week. Along with guidance various training modules have been recommended and although some may seem repetitive I do not feel we can leave any stone un-turned, so I have completed them all and utilised the information gained to make my practice as safe as it can possibly be!
Some outcomes have been published on the website for all to see and more indepth versions are available for clients and anyone else who needs to see them.
Below are some of the COVID specific modules completed:
I have to say this was a wonderful and eye opening experience!
Each day was spent in clinic seeing patients with a variety of conditions from stroke to depression.
Interestingly each Doctor although trained in Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine also drew on their family tradition of practice and so developed their own unique approach. This is something I draw on within my own practise through experience and observation of results.
Very little time was spent sight seeing unfortunately but we were able to visit some of the main attractions such as the great wall, the forbidden city, lots of local temples and markets....I think my colleagues will vouch for me developing a China shopping bug!
By the end of the visit we had all learnt how to cross the road....a unique China experience and I still call this method China crossing which my Niece finds hilarious!
Hope you enjoy the images....I was a very young looking brunette back then!