Jane qualified in 1987 and graduated from the British School of Osteopathy, London and is now governed by the General Osteopathic Council., and is a member of the British Osteopathic Associations(BOA).
During the 1990’s she was also involved in the education of osteopaths, and taught a range of subjects at the College of Osteopaths. Jane also became involved with the development of the ‘degree’ programmes for the College of Osteopaths in collaboration with the Middlesex University. For many years she have also worked closely with a number of physiotherapists in the area, working at Parks Therapy Centre until 2001.
Jane also believes that in order to maximise the benefit to the patient that close communication with GP’s and other healthcare professionals is imperative.
In 1993 Jane started practicing at the Ramsey Health Centre, GP practice, and also at the Rainbow GP Surgery in Ramsey. To date she still spends time at the Rainbow Surgery, and in 1998 also started practising at Brampton GP surgery. Jane finds this invaluable to be able to liaise with other healthcare professionals directly.
In 1999 she became a member of the Acupuncture Association for Chartered Physiotherapists, having completed some of their more Western Medical Acupuncture training courses. Jane found this a great benefit, integrating it with her existing skills. However in 2004 she also started a training in Traditional Acupuncture at Northern College of Acupuncture in York, becoming a member of the British Acupuncture Council which she completed in 2007.
In 2007 Jane undertook an MSc in Acupuncture via the University of Wales, with her dissertation looking at the ‘Experiences of Fibromyalgia Sufferers Receiving Acupuncture’.
For a number of years she has been specialising in the management of the more complex chronic pain problems, and has liaised with Consultant Anaesthetists specialising in chronic pain management. Jane feels that here, being part of a multi disciplinary team of real value.
In 2009 Jane was approached by two of the local GP practices to set up a ‘Back School’ for chronic back pain sufferers. This was successfully completed as a pilot study in 2010, and Jane and the team are now looking to have a similar programme funded for Huntingdonshire patients.
1987 Diploma in Osteopathy British School of Osteopathy, London.
1999 Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE post 16) University of Greenwich.
1999 Foundation training in Western Medical Acupuncture with Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
2004 -2007 Diploma of (Traditional) Acupuncture – Northern College of Acupuncture, York.
2007-2009 MSc in Acupuncture University of Wales
Jane enjoys the outside life with activities such as walking, cycling and in recent years has taken up running, which has involved her in taking part in a number of charity and non-charity races from the Race for Life to doing half marathons.
However for many years Jane has been involved in numerous local charitable activities, many of which have been organised in conjunction with the Centre For Complementary Health, such as collecting Spectacles to go to Africa, Running in the Great Eastern half marathon on behalf of the Lisa Kent Memorial Trust for orphaned children in the Gambia.
Jane was also instrumental in organising the Huntingdon Charity 10K Races combining her love of running with local fundraising.
Besides being involved in charity work Jane also has a love of cats has five! If she has any free time left she loves pottering in her garden.
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