Welcome to CMIR

We are a leading educational and professional organisation for excellence in Chinese medicine in the UK

Professional development

Whether you are just starting out or have many years experience, we have courses suitable for all levels of practitioners.

Find a Practitioner

Enter your postcode to find approved CMIR practitioners in your area.

Raising Standards in Chinese Medicine

​We are dedicated to the modernisation of Chinese medicine and its proper integration into conventional mainstream medical practice.

Upcoming events

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The Chinese Medical Institute and Register (CMIR) was established in 1994 by the AcuMedic Foundation and the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.

What is Chinese Medicine?

Chinese medicine is a holistic system of medicine that can uses therapies such as acupuncture and herbal medicine to treat a variety of conditions.

Why Choose a CMIR Practitioner?

All CMIR accredited practitioners are trained to a high standard and adhere to a strict code of good practice and reaccreditation procedure.

Why Join CMIR?

Join CMIR and become a member of one of the leading professional organisations for excellence in Chinese medicine in the UK.



Herbal medicine working group report released - http://t.co/ucbLoUUFFh


Interesting video of #Acupuncture Under Live Thermography - http://t.co/TUKRyZ1CQ9.


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