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About Us

UK Centre Of Chinese Medicine

Who We Are

CCMUK (the UK Centre of Chinese Medicine), is dedicated to fostering the flourishing of Chinese medicine and offering communication and support across all sectors of the industry. As an active advocate for elevating the standards of Chinese medicine in the UK and Europe, CCMUK boasts a senior advisory team comprising esteemed Chinese and local British/European professionals in Chinese medicine research, education, and clinical practice. Through strengthened collaboration with scientific research institutions, clinical establishments, and professional bodies, CCMUK endeavours to facilitate the harmonised advancement of the traditional Chinese medicine sector.


Our emphasis lies in deepening partnerships with globally renowned educational and research platforms in traditional Chinese medicine, spanning areas such as academic education, specialised disciplines, clinical guidance, and scientific research. We endorse selected traditional Chinese medicine research endeavours, champion high-calibre educational programmes, promote the classics and distinctive disciplines of traditional Chinese medicine, and facilitate clinical learning. Concurrently, we actively advocate for exceptional academic research outcomes and publications in traditional Chinese medicine, regularly hosting large-scale academic conferences and exchange events. Our objective is to establish and advocate for robust standards in Chinese medicine education, clinical practice, and product quality, thereby enhancing Chinese medicine’s influence in safeguarding public health and propelling the sustainable growth of the Chinese medicine industry in the UK and Europe.


Our Vision

CCMUK (the UK Centre of Chinese Medicine) envisions spearheading the advancement of traditional Chinese medicine education, scientific research, and clinical practice. Through unwavering dedication and collaborative efforts, we aspire to amplify the societal impact of Chinese medicine and foster its broader recognition and utilisation in the UK and Europe.

Mission Statement

CCMUK (the UK Centre of Chinese Medicine), serves as a conduit for Chinese medicine scientific research, academic education, clinical skills exchange, and project incubation and implementation. We are committed to:

  • Cultivating connections and partnerships with stakeholders in the industry.
  • Advocating for high standards in Chinese medicine education, practice, and product quality.
  • Fostering research, academic activities, innovation, and productivity within the field of Chinese Medicine.

Our mission is to augment the societal influence of Chinese medicine, uphold public health, and propel the sustainable development of the Chinese medicine industry in the UK by achieving the aforementioned goals.


Code of Ethics

Our Code of Ethics applies to all individuals engaged in professional relationships with CCMUK, including members of professional advisory committees, collaborators, event organisers, and contractors. We uphold the following principles:

Integrity: All decisions made on behalf of CCMUK must uphold integrity and independence, avoiding conflicts of interest and personal gain.

Honesty: Individuals must act honestly, disclose conflicts of interest, and safeguard confidential information.

Reputation: CCMUK refrains from engaging in arrangements that could tarnish its reputation, independence, or ability to fulfil its mission.

By adhering to these principles, we ensure the integrity and effectiveness of our organisation in serving the Chinese medicine community and advancing our shared mission.

Partnerships & Collaborations

China Medical University

China Medical University (CMU) is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese professors offer medicine and pharmacy programmes. The university has two major campuses, Taichung and Beigang.

CMU includes seven college degree programmes: Western medicine, Chinese medicine, Pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, public health, and management are provided. The university has enrolled approximately 8,000 students.

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International Jingfang Institute of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine 

The International Jingfang Institute of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (IJINUCM) trained the first batch of teachers for the higher education of Chinese medicine in China, presided over the compilation of the first set of textbooks and syllabus, and was the earliest member of the department of Chinese medicine in China.

It has made important contributions to the establishment and promotion of the higher education model, and is known as the cradle of higher Chinese medicine education”.

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Phoenix Academy of Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Phoenix Academy of Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine is an educational resource centre that provides a number of different learning opportunities within the subject of Chinese medicine. There are over 30 types of training programmes conducted by expert lecturers, ranging from diploma courses to hands-on workshops, which have been taught to over 1,000 practitioners. Phoenix Academy offers students the chance to gain official accreditation to further develop their skill set in Chinese Medicine.

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Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 

The Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM) is one of the world’s largest sources of Chinese medicine knowledge. Established in 1956, the university has played a key role in the proliferation of TCM, employing countless esteemed doctors to share their wisdom with the many students that have walked its halls. In addition to being co-sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education, SHUTCM currently has eight affiliated hospitals, which allows it to help ensure a world-class level of TCM service can meet the critical demand of its country.

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