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Lesley founded the Acupuncture Clinic in Princes Street, Yeovil in 1979 with Jane Robinson,  moving to the Avenue Clinic in 1989 and then to the present building as Nine Springs Natural Health Centre in 2007.


She has been in practice for 30 years and now holds the post of Clinical Supervisor at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading where she also teaches.  Together with Jane Robinson, she is responsible for local acupuncture students as a Regional Support Tutor.


Lesley has travelled widely, loves spending time with family and friends, and enjoys walking and reading.

Therapies offered 






State Registered Nurse – St Mary’s Hospital, London - 1971
Health Visitors Qualification – Oxford Polytechnic - 1977
Licentiate in Acupuncture – College of Traditional Acupuncture, Leamington Spa - 1979
Bachelor of Acupuncture – College of Traditional Acupuncture, Leamington Spa - 1981
Integrated Five Element & TCM and Clinical Qualification - 1993
Acupuncture Training Course - 1993
Acupuncture Skills Course - 1994
City & Guilds Stage 1, 7307, Teaching Certificate, Reading - 1998
Chinese Herbal Patient Remedies Qualification

College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading - 2004


Professional bodies


Member of British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)


CPD Courses attended
Difficult Acupuncture Points Seminar – Allegra Wint - 2005
Coaching Skills Seminar – Ian McDermott - 2006
Understanding IVF Seminar – Jill Glover - 2007
Basic Resuscitation & First Aid – Holos Healthcare - 2008
Red Flags; Sign & Symbols – Dr Claire Stephenson - 2008
Acupuncture Treatment of Eye Disorders – Julian Scott - 2008
Prescribed drugs – Steve Gascoigne; Eight extra channels – Ken Lloyd;
Acupuncture treatment for drug dependency – John Tindall; Gynaecology Masterclass – Dr Shen & Giovanni Maciocia; Circling the dan tien – Peter Firbrace


Length of time in practice

30 years


Previous practice
The Acupuncture Clinic, Yeovil
The Avenue Clinic, Yeovil