The University of Westminster's Polyclinic is a teaching and research clinic for complementary medicines. The teaching clinics provide low-cost access for the general public to treatments in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Western herbal medicine.


Acupuncturists can stimulate the body's own healing response by inserting needles into specific points on the body.

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Polyclinic acupuncture session

Chinese herbal medicine

Chinese herbal medicine aims to treat the many ways in which the balance and harmony of a person’s vitality may be depleted or blocked.

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Western herbal medicine

Medical herbalism, sometimes also called phytotherapy, uses pure natural plant remedies to promote health and well-being.

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Volunteers needed

The EASTmedicine Research Group are looking for volunteers for a study researching acupuncture versus cognitive behavioural therapy as a treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

The study will resume in September 2019 and recruitment will last until Christmas, if you're interested in taking part, download the poster for more information or contact Cinzia Scorzon.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday to Sunday: Closed


Our Polyclinic is located on Hanson Street in central London, by the BT Tower and close to Warren Street, Goodge Street and Great Portland Street Underground stations. The clinic is a separate unit within the University buildings and has its own entrance.

View our disabled access guide for the Polyclinic.