Acumed Acupuncture & Medical Clinic, Wexford


Acumed is owned and managed by Paula Duffin, RPN TCM, from her clinic in Piercestown, Wexford.

Paula is a registered and practising psychiatric nurse since 2000. She is also a medical aesthetic nurse, traditional Chinese medicine practitioner and KORE therapist.

She has vast experience and knowledge of both Eastern and Western medical systems and uses a combination of both in her clinics.

A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, the Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the College of Oriental Body Balance Paula is also a member of the Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association. She has worked at home and abroad and is highly regarded in her field.

Paula practiced and studied Tuina- Chinese Medical massage under leading expert Errol Dexter Lynch Director of Tuina UK and under leading Professors and Doctors from China. Prof. Song Director of the Tuina outpatients department at Zhejiang  Provincial Hospital of TCM Hangzhou, Dr. Jiang, Dr. Ye, Dr. Yue to name a few of the doctors whom Paula have had the pleasure of working with.

Paula has successfully completed clinical internship programs of Tuina and Acupuncture, under the supervision of Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Affiliate hospital to Zhejiang Chinese Medical University), Zhejiang International Exchange Centre of Clinical TCM, in the People’s Republic of China.

Paula is currently the sole Irish agent responsible for organizing Study tours at Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of TCM, Hangzhou, China, for students and practitioners of TCM and Tuina in Ireland. She is also a representative of Tuina UK and tours are organized in collaboration with Tuina UK groups.

Paula also work in the area of education and have lectured for TCM students at the ICTCM. She has organized successful Tuina and Qigong workshops and short courses, details of upcoming courses can be found on the website.

All members of the AFPA are bound by a Code of Ethics and Code of Practice which is strictly enforced by the Foundation, thus offering a guarantee of confidence to any client seeking treatment.