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Complementary therapies in the NHS

Gwen Cameron-Blackie

Complementary therapies in the NHS

by Gwen Cameron-Blackie

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Published by National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten and researched by Gwen Cameron-Blackie, Yvonne Mouncer.
SeriesResearch papers / National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts -- no.10, Research papers -- no.10.
ContributionsMouncer, Yvonne., National Association of Health Authorities and Trusts.
The Physical Object
Pagination20p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17489369M
ISBN 100946832978
OCLC/WorldCa48002468

Alternative and Complementary Therapies is the leading Journalzine® delivering practical and evidence-based research on integrating alternative medical therapies and approaches into private practice or hospital integrative medicine programs. The Journal offers the latest research and top thinking in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) as it relates to key areas such as the prevention.   Areas such as complementary therapies, health improvement and health service management, where profit-making opportunities are limited, receive fewer resources ’ Evidence for complementary therapies on the NHS should be considered by independent body, says The King’s Fund.

Welcome to Feel Good Co-operative We are a group of like-minded individuals, providing affordable massage therapy services to promote health & wellbeing to the local community of Thamesmead. Treatments at the following locations cost £20 per hour. Complementary therapies are supportive therapies offered alongside medical treatments. Many people with cancer find that these therapies improve their general sense of wellbeing by helping them to relax and cope with stresses caused by serious illness. These therapies are not aimed at curing cancer.

One of Eunice Ingham's students, Doreen Bayly, introduced reflexology to the UK in the s, and since then it has become very popular. It is now used in pain clinics, cancer centres, and during pregnancy and childbirth, and is one of the few complementary therapies sometimes available on the NHS. Popular complementary therapies include massage, acupuncture and reiki. Complementary therapies are different from alternative therapies, which are used instead of conventional treatments. Back to top.


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`This book provides a sophisticated, evidence-based argument for greater integration of complementary therapies in the NHS. A review of modern and ancient forms of healing reveal the inter-dependence of pysche and soma underlying eastern and western healing philosophies throughout s: 1. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides guidance to the NHS on effective treatments that are value for money.

NICE has recommended the use of CAMs in a limited number of circumstances. For example: the Alexander technique for Parkinson's disease. Complementary Therapies and Wellness is the essential text for practical information about complementary care and Carlson and a team of leading experts in the field have compiled a complete resource for specific information about the many therapeutic approaches including reflexology, meditation, shiatsu, tai chi, yoga, and more.4/5(3).

In the early 20th century, scientific medicine emerged as the dominant model for health care in the West. Yet, despite the successes of scientific medicine, people have continued to seek treatments outside mainstream services.1In the United Kingdom about one in 10 of the adult population consults a CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) practitioner every year, and 90% of this Cited by: The most complete, up-to-date, and research-based guide to integrating Complementary and Alternative practices into nursing.

Now fully updated and reflecting extensive new research and evidence, Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition is today's most comprehensive overview of alternative health practices and complementary therapies from a Cited by: 8.

Complementary therapies and the NHS Article (PDF Available) in BMJ (online) () November with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Some GPs practice a complementary therapy (e.g.

medical acupuncture or even homeopathy) themselves, others have employed a nurse to provide them, or send patients to complementary therapists based in their own practice or elsewhere. 1 The Vauxhall Health Centre experience, described in this edition of London Journal of Primary Care, is one of many examples.

In the s fund-holding and its variants boosted complementary therapies Author: David Peters. Click here to read about if it’s possible to get the following therapies on the NHS, and if so where: • Acupuncture • Alexander Technique • Aromatherapy • Chiropractic • Counselling • Herbal Medicine • Homeopathy • Hypnotherapy • Manual Lymph Drainage • Nutrition • Osteopathy • Reflexology • Reiki •.

In chapters that cover massage and acupressure, acupuncture, Tai Chi, yoga, exercise, hypnosis, meditation, and other therapies, the author documents the positive emotional, behavioral, physiological, and biochemical effects of these therapies as well as proposed mechanisms of :   Complementary therapies and the NHS The Department of Health’s Forward Plan states that its overall aim is to improve the health and well-being of the population, particularly the ‘needs of the poorest and those with long term conditions’ (1).

Uncertain evidence of cost effectiveness should not exclude complementary medicine from reviews and guidelines I n the early 20th century, scientific medicine emerged as the dominant model for health care in the West. Yet, despite the successes of scientific medicine, people have continued to seek treatments outside mainstream services.1 In the United Kingdom about one in 10 of Cited by: Complementary Therapies in Medicine aims to publish valid, relevant and rigorous research and serious discussion articles with the main purpose of improving healthcare.

Complementary Therapies in Medicine publishes a variety of articles including primary research, reviews and opinion pieces. Complementary Therapy As an integrated part of the rehabilitation unit we offer an award winning service which includes a range of Complementary Therapies, all free of.

The most commonly received therapies were massage/aromatherapy, relaxation/yoga/meditation, chiropractic/osteopathy, and healing. The women in this study mainly chose complementary therapy in order to cure or slow down their cancer, and/or to relieve symptoms and side-effects of treatment.

Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Clinical Editor: Robert Rountree, MD. ISSN: | Online ISSN: | Published Bimonthly | Current Volume: The leading journal delivering practical and evidence-based research on integrating alternative medical therapies and approaches into private practice or hospital integrative medicine programs.

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the NHS An Investigation into the Potential Contribution of Mainstream and complementary therapies.

Those practising orthodox medicine must be aware of the existence and range of such therapies, why some patients use them, and how these might affect other types of treatment that. They include acupuncture and acupressure, aromatherapy and other forms of massage, homeopathy, and reflexology.

Complementary therapies work alongside medical treatments for a lot of illnesses and can help you deal with the emotional effects. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice is an internationally refereed journal published to meet the broad ranging needs of the healthcare profession in the effective and professional integration of complementary therapies within clinical practice.

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice aims to provide rigorous peer reviewed papers addressing research, implementation of. The Natural Health School is part of the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre Complementary Therapy Service, at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT NHS Trust), North Yorkshire.

Within our modern NHS, the most effective care is achieved through team work. Some therapies might also be available for carers. Other types of complementary therapy that might be available include art therapy, music therapy and visualisation.

Qualified therapists. Therapists who work in a hospital setting must have the necessary qualifications. They are usually registered with organisations that regulate complementary. Complementary and alternative therapies are not typically available through the NHS as a treatment for mental health problems.

This is because they aren't typically recommended as evidence-based treatment options by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) – the organisation that produces guidelines on best practice in.Findings from our survey revealed that Britons want easier access to alternative therapies such as massage, reflexology, aromatherapy and homeopathy on the NHS.

There has been much debate over the public use of CAM in recent years, with many experts questioning the effectiveness and safety of some alternative therapies and medicines on offer. Inthirteen eminent doctors wrote to. The role of complementary therapies such as fish oils, reflexology and t'ai chi in treating disease are recognised for the first time in official NHS guidance published today.