The Zita West Acupuncture Affiliate Network
Acupuncture for fertility, IVF and pregnancy throughout the UK and Ireland
Our national network of Zita West affiliated acupuncturists specialize in all aspects of male and female reproductive health.
All acupuncturist members of the network have received training in Zita’s unique holistic approach to achieving optimum reproductive health as well as the diagnostic processes and treatment protocols followed at our London clinic. Members also have access to the Clinic and other members of the network for consultation and general advice.
To find an affiliated acupuncturist near you search our directory by entering your postcode or address in the box below.
Lianne Aquilina MSc Health Research BSc Hons Chinese Medical Acupuncture MBAcC
Awarding Winning Acupuncturist | Coauthor of International Bestselling Textbook Acupuncture for IVF
Education, Award, and Activity
2000, Lianne obtained an NVQ level three in diagnostic and therapeutic support.
2002, she studied Traditional Acupuncture at the University of Lincoln where she obtained a First Class (Hons) degree in Complementary Medicine, specialising in traditional Chinese medical acupuncture.
2005, Lianne obtained an award and prize for Studies in Health, awarded by Professor B. McGaw BSc Hons, Ph.D., C. Biol, C. Chem, FRSC, C, Sci. Dean of The Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences at the University of Lincoln.
2006, Her qualitative research conducted on 'The Therapeutic Relationship' is published by Palgrave in 'Professional Perspectives in Health Care', edited by Carol Wilkinson, USA. Also in 2006, Lianne qualified in Chinese patent herbal medicine at The Northern College of Acupuncture. Lianne has a diploma in Ayurveda therapy.
2008, she was invited by the University of Lincoln’s acupuncture programme leader to join their team as their BSc Hons acupuncture clinical supervisor where she taught acupuncture for 8 years.
2009, gained a qualification in Advanced Acupuncture Clinical Training, certified at the Guangdong Province Second Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, affiliated with the Hospital of GuangZhou University of Chinese Medicine, China.
She obtained a distinction for a Masters of Arts (MA) module 'Reading Chinese Medical Classics' - a specialist module offered by The College of Traditional Acupuncture (CTA) postgraduate education department affiliated with Oxford Brookes University, UK, 2009.
2012, she was invited by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB) to be the accreditation observer and reporter for the accreditation of a Master of Science (MSc) course in Chinese acupuncture.
2017 gained an MSc in Applied Health Research, Health Science Department, University of York, UK.