Acupuncture in Spain

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NewsNew regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:

No new regulation found.

Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012

The Congress adopted 29 September 2009 a proposal forwarded by the Committee on
Health and Consumer Affairs of the Spanish Parliament on a new act recognizing
acupuncture as a medical act (28, 263). The law is planned to come into force in 2011 (263).

Acupuncture treatment as a medical act can only be legally practised by medical doctors
(263). Acupuncture is regulated by the government to be provided only by medical doctors (MDs) (106).

Acupuncture treatment may be provided at health centers (public or private) if the person performing the acupuncture is a MD and the center is approved by the regional
regulations as appropriate (263). Statutory regulation and issuing of diplomas of medical
acupuncturists is approved by the Medical Association Council (106). Undergraduate and
postgraduate acupuncture training is offered at universities (106).