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Claire Norton

BA Hons Lic.ac MBAcC
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Claire Norton - Acupuncturist and Fertility Support Expert

Claire is a highly qualified acupuncturist and member of the British Acupuncture Council with over 13  years clinical experience and a first class degree in Traditional Acupuncture. Claire specialises in fertility both natural and assisted conception, with a special interest in recurrent pregnancy loss. Claire’s is a Fertility Support expert, awarded a postgraduate advanced diploma in fertility support.  Claire frequently participates in CPD with leading naturopathic doctors, andrology specialists, scientists, embryologists, reproductive immunologists and consultants. This allows Claire to keep up to date with current guidelines, clinic protocols and cutting edge research to better support patients. 

Claire's recent article on recurrent  miscarriage has been published in the European Journal of Chinese Medicine, and also appears in the British Acupuncture Council website of case studies. 

 

Claire is also a clinical supervisor for The Acupuncture Academy, supporting third year students in their clinical practice

 

Claire has helped many women on their journey to motherhood, having been through the journey as a practitioner and a patient herself allows her to bring both experience and understanding to the treatment room.

 

Claire was previously a practitioner of the Anxiety UK and British Acupuncture Council research project. 

 

Education, Certificates and awards

 

B.A.Hons, Claire was awarded a first class degree in Traditional Acupuncture awarded by Oxford Brooks University. 

 

Lic.Ac,  Licensed Acupuncturist completing 3 year full time degree at the College of Traditional Acupuncture (CTA) Hatton in 2009

 

Fertility Support Expert

Claire has completed an Advanced diploma in Fertility Support by renowned teacher and mentor Naava Carman.

 

FEA, Facial enhance® Acupuncture practitioner Claire has completed additional training in the specialism of Cosmetic/ Facial Rejuvenation with renowned experts worldwide

 

Gua Sha Certification with Dr Arya Neilson, considered to be the western authority on gua sha. 

 

Blaby District Council Registration of practice by local authority

 

Memberships

 

Claire is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), The leading body for the practice of traditional acupuncture in the UK, ensuring a very high level of training, excellent standards of professionalism, safety and a minimum requirement of continuing professional development per annum. The BAcC was one of the first organisations to become a Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register.

 

As a Fertility Support expert, Claire is committed to a minimum requirement of annual continuing professional development in the field of fertility. Often exceeding requirements by hundreds of hours with worldwide leading experts in reproductive medicine.

 

Awards

 

Voted top three acupuncturists in Leicester by Three Best Rated awards in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024

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CONTACT

CONTACT

Leicester road, Blaby, Leicester LE8 4GQ

claire@clairenortonacupuncture.co.uk

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