Because life should have no pressure points
For an active lifestyle: flexibility and function; mind and body
To create new life: First, create optimum conditions
Recover and Relieve: What does it mean, to feel like yourself again?

Welcome to Shaftesbury Clinic

Established in Bedford in 2008, this popular acupuncture clinic has developed a reputation for professionalism and integrity, and prides itself on providing high quality acupuncture treatments with highly trained and regulated acupuncturists. Most of our patients come via word-of-mouth, and our excellent reputation lead practitioners of other disciplines to join us, so that alongside acupuncture, our colleagues offer Counselling and Psychotherapy: Behavioural, Psychodynamic, CBT, Integrative, Person Centred and Solution focused; Naturopathy, Nutritional Therapy, and Reflexology; Western Medical Herbalism, and Laser Hair Removal. As we expand, we have other professions eagerly waiting to join our busy clinic, and will also be offering sports therapy and osteopathy very soon.

Our Vision

High-quality complementary and integrative care provision: Patients can confidently access fully trained and insured practitioners, who work with integrity and professionalism, and are members of stringent regulatory bodies.

Our Values

High quality care; based on degree-level empirical training, continued professional development and the increasing evidence base, directed to the improvement of the lives of our patients

High quality care; based on degree-level empirical training, continued professional development and the increasing evidence base, directed to the improvement of the lives of our patients

Integrity, respect and dignity; valuing patient choice and the existence of modalities of treatment that may serve better than others, being honest about outcomes

Enabling patients to access complementary and integrative healthcare confidently, by supplying the information and support to allow them to make an educated choice

Team working; to enable an integrated approach, liaising with GP’s, consultants and other care-givers, alongside other complementary and integrative practitioners within the clinic as per the patient’s wishes

Community; Shaftesbury Clinic has always been a community-orientated organisation, we value the network of local patients, medical practitioners and other complementary practitioners with whom we have built constructive and warm working relationships, and we endeavour to continue this for the benefit of our locality. We are also proud to be able to provide jobs and work opportunities to colleagues who share our ethos

Sustainability; within the changing healthcare landscape, we believe patient choice is paramount, and that as national health resources dwindle, it is increasingly important to empower patients to take their own care into their hands and work with the professionals that can assist them. Alongside the western medical practitioners who are the first line in care, we can provide sustainable support that the patient access to improve their lifestyle choices and future health and wellness

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We offer free 20 minute consultations

Acupuncture Services


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We offer free 20 minute consultations

Other Clinical Specialisms


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