Jidong Wu graduated from Nanjing Medical School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in 1979 and practised Chinese medicine in the Nanjing General Hospital for four years. Dr Wu completed his Master’s degree in medicine from Shanghai University of TCM in 1986. He then worked as a lecturer and consultant at Nanjing University of TCM. He was appointed as associated professor there in 1992.
He arrived in London, England in 1993 as a visiting scholar, and has been engaged in Chinese medicine training and practice since then. He was the first BSc TCM programme leader at Middlesex University, London — the first Chinese medicine degree programme ever in Europe. Currently he is a senior lecturer and professional adviser to the TCM degree course at the same university. Dr Wu has been lecturing monthly at Dublin Acupuncture Foundation since 1998 and occasionally at Shenzhou Open University in Amsterdam, Netherlands since 1999. In June 2006 he finished his doctoral studies and was awarded a PhD in medicine in the field of acupuncture by the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
He has been practising acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the London and Cambridge areas since 1994. He specialises in Acupuncture therapy for pain management, and is also interested in treating gynaecological disorders, such as female infertility and PCOS, with Chinese herbal medicine. Dr Wu has been engaged to conduct research into the Chinese medicine treatment for colitis.
Dr Wu has been selected by the UK Department of Health as a member sitting in the Committee of Independent Review Panel for Borderline Medicine since 2000. He was also appointed as a member of the Herbal Medicine Advisory Committee (HMAC) under the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Dr Wu is registered with the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture(UK) (ATCM), a professional regulatory body for TCM in the UK. He was the president of ATCM from 2002-06. He is a Fellow of ATCM and an honorary member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine(RCHM). He is the president of Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Association in Europe (FSNAE).
He is a Board Member of the British Acupuncture Federation (BAF).
He is married with two children.
Dong-Ni was born into a Chinese medical family. Her father was a reputable Chinese medical doctor in Guangdong, China who set up a private practice there in the 1980s. Dong-Ni was grew up in this Chinese medical environment and helped her father in running his practice since the 1990s.
She graduated from the History Department at Foshan University in 1990 and qualified as a teacher. She then worked as a secondary school teacher in Guangdong. However, after a 5-year teaching career, Dong-Ni realised that her interests in medicine supersede those in teaching. She then joined Guangzhou University of TCM and pursued a 4-year training course which enabled her to qualify as a TCM practitioner in 1996. She then worked in her father’s clinic for 5 years.
Dong-Ni moved to the UK in 1998 and has been practising acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Birmingham and Macclesfield ever since.
She is registered with the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK (ATCM). She is a member of the Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Association in Europe (FSNAE).
Dong-Ni’s interests in practicing Chinese medicine are:
- Chinese medicine to alleviate respiratory complaints such as chronic cough and asthma
She is married with two children.
Dr Wendong Qin graduated with a undergraduate BSc. (Med.) degree and a postgraduate master degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from Shandong University of TCM, China. He started practicing medicine after graduation in 1990 and gained specialist title – TCM consultant in a provincial state hospital in 2001. In 2008, Dr Qin started working in the UK. Coincidently, during his outbound flight journey, he encountered a group of food-poisoned children passengers. Due to the lack of adequate medicine and medical equipment on board, he volunteered to help the children by acupuncture point pressure (a technique applied by hand, the effect of which is similar to acupuncture). This event of successful rescue was quickly discovered by various newspapers and journals and made the front pages. (click here to view Daily Express report)
Since 2008, Dr Qin has been practicing TCM in the Scotland and England. He kept up his professional behaviour at work and provided good quality of care. He was admired by his patient clients for his proficient knowledge in TCM and excellent treatment using TCM. Such competency really reflected his over 30 years of experience in practising acupuncture, especially in Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) THERAPY.
He is registered with Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Association in Europe (FSNAE) and British Acupuncture Foundation (BAF).
He is a volunteer working for Near Neighbours and Chinese Community in Peterborough (CCIP). He is also the manager for Chinese Culture and Health in CCIP.
He is married with two children.