Anke is a fully qualified Western Medical Herbalist. She offers personal herbal consultations as well as herb walks and workshops. She trained at the University of East London and graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Herbal Medicine. As part of the course she studied anatomy, pathology, biochemistry, pharmacology, differential diagnosis, clinical examination and herbal therapeutics. The course also included 500 hours of clinical practice which she completed at the Stratford Herbal Medicine Clinic,
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Whipps Cross Hospital dermatology department and the Peacock Healthcare general practice in Carlton.
Anke is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, the regulating body for western medical herbalists. NIMH members adhere to a strict code of ethics. She continues her professional development by regularly attending seminars, lectures and keeping up-to-date with scientific research. Anke's special interests include diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Anke believes in integrative healthcare as a way of achieving the best possible outcome for the patient. She aims to find health solutions tailored to the individual which promote long term health as well as addressing acute problems. She will work towards facilitating patient involvement and self-help to enable the patient manage their own health.