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Professional & Community Links

Shaw Chiropractic Clinic is proudly associated with the following professional and community service organisations:

  • SPINAL HEALTH – Useful information about Back and Neck pain including diagrams
  • AECC – Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth
  • WIOC – Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of Glamorgan
  • The General Chiropractic CouncilChiropractic is regulated by Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. The Chiropractors Act 1994 gives regulatory powers to the General Chiropractic Council (GCC). The GCC’s register of chiropractors opened in June 1999 and approximately 2200 chiropractors are currently registered. It is illegal for anyone in the UK who is not registered with the GCC to describe themselves as a chiropractor.
  • The British Chiropractic Association
  • The College of ChiropractorsThe College of Chiropractors is an academic membership organisation with over 2200 members and the following objectives:
    • to promote the art, science and practice of chiropractic;
    • to improve and maintain standards in the practice of chiropractic for the benefit of the public;
    • to promote awareness and understanding of chiropractic amongst medical practitioners and other healthcare professionals and the public;
    • to educate and train practitioners in the art, science and practice of chiropractic;
    • to advance the study of and research in chiropractic.

    Members and Fellows of the College have always embraced postgraduate training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the public interest, pre-empting any statutory requirement. Since its incorporation in 1999, the College has worked with an eminent Advisory Board which supports the College in its aim to achieve a Royal Charter to signal the importance of chiropractic in complementing the mainstream healthcare professions, and to provide impetus to build an integrated chiropractic service around patients.

    The College actively fosters patient and public involvement through its Lay Partnership Group and via patient representation on its governing Council.

  • Anglo-European College of Chiropractic
  • HOUSE of LORDS SELECT COMMITTEE
    Chiropractic is discussed at length in this House of Lords Complementary Medicine Report
  • BMJ ARTICLE
    The medical view of UK Chiropractic – taken from the BMJ ABC of Complimentary Medicine
  • RCGP GUIDELINES
    Guidelines from The Royal College of General Practitioners on the management of low back pain

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