The Association of Reflexologists
The Association of Reflexologists is the foremost aspirational and independent Professional Reflexology Association in the UK since 1984, providing benefits, advice and guidance to reflexologists and working with other external bodies and advisory groups to promote the highest standards in the profession. The Association of Reflexologists is not for profit and is the only UK reflexology membership organisation that are members of both RiEN , and the Reflexology Forum and also the CNHC and has representation at the Parliamentary Group for Integrated and Complementary Healthcare (PGICH).
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The Cambridge Institute of Complementary Health
CIC practices and offers training in complementary/holisitic therapies at various levels. They also provide forums for the general public to learn about they can help themselves and others if faced with various health problems.
A collection of video testimonials, grouped by cancer type.
Ralph Moss is one of the world's foremost authorities on cancer treatments and their effectiveness. Click this link to order a personalised report giving details of suitable treatments with relevant success rates for your condition. Ralph Moss has a free email newsletter giving a well-informed overview of a range of topics related to alternative cancer therapies. See also the archive of past newsletters.
Judith Edwards started Cansurviving to help people recover from the trauma of cancer diagnosis- it sells nothing except self-empowerment , is built by its members and has forums on different topics such as:
Diet and the Body (including many recipes), meditation, music, poetry and laughter, a reasearch section where a science correspondent posts on the latest developments in the feld, creativty after diagnosis, a library section with book reviews, plus Meet the Team and Latest News...
Care.com is the word's largest online destination for care, with 8 million members and national coverage in the UK. Families can find carers that match their specific needs, from childcare through to housekeeping. On their blog, Care.com have a great range of informative articles about caring for others. They've put together a few pieces about how care changes when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, including 'Helping Friends with Children Cope with Cancer and Surviving Childhood Cancer.
The Chemo Chic Project
The Chemo Chic project is about living well, now, in this moment. It’s about looking great despite our hair falling out. It’s about eating delicious and health-giving food. It’s about getting through the tears and laughter that each day brings, sharing the load and helping one another. Being Chemo Chic is surviving cancer with style.
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. All counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body, to ensure the professionalism of our website. The directory also contains information on many different types of worries, as well as articles, news, and events.
Heads High hats with hair are an exciting new hair replacement system designed especially for cancer sufferers. Their caps are cool and comfortable on sensative skin and are a great alternative to itchy, uncomfortable wigs.
The Healing Journey is a series of 5 courses, which gives participants a range of tools and strategies to reduce cancer stress and move towards a happier, more meaningful and more fulfilled life.
This website is a support network of UK hypnotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of hypnotherapy, fees and contact details. This service is free, confidential and easy to use.
This site is to help build an Imperfectly Natural Community, where I hope to share with you everything I can on the best natural and holistic ideas for us, our kids, our partners, and for our way of life and our environment... but in a realistic way.
Pre-existing medical conditions travel insurance.
It's So Easy Travel Insurance
Cheap medical travel insurance that can include pre existing medical conditions.
Jeannine Walston is a cancer survivor for 16 years and an integrative cancer care expert. She supports optimal wellness as a cancer coach, writer, consultant and speaker.
Libre sells clothing specially designed for cancer patients to wear during treatment. Their clothes have discreet access to the treatment area so that patients only have to unzip for treatment, and zip back up when they're done. Their aim was to make it easier for patients to know what to wear to treatment, easier for nurses to work with, and to enable the patient to feel dignified about what they were wearing and most importantly to keep warm and comfortable.
This site has a lot of helpful information about medical insurance with a whole section on travelling with a medical condition. We have heard from one of our beneficiaries that this was really helpful to them so we wanted to share.
The Mesothelioma Group
Mesothelioma treatments, research, and statistics are changing all the time. With our free help guide and other online resources, you can feel confident that you’re getting the most reliable, up-to-date information.
The New Medicine
In 'The New Medicine', Dr Patrick Kingsley, looks at ways to overcome any disease without drugs or surgery.
The Pilates Foundation
The Pilates Foundation was founded in 1996 and is the only not-for-profit Pilates association in the UK. We aim to establish and maintain quality and excellence in Pilates teaching.
Puyssentut is a retreat in SW France where people with, or recovering from, cancer can relax, rest and revitalise in the idyllic setting of a medieval chateau.
River Almond Farms a Highland Hyperbaric Oxygen Retreat
Surrounded by beautiful rolling heather hills and situated on just over 12 acres of pine,birch,willow,spruce, three ponds,an organic garden,apiary,with beautiful walks and stunning wildlife.A relaxing place where you can immerse yourself in a choice of holistic and complimentary therapies and treatments daily.
Treatments include Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and a choice of two therapys per day of either Magnetic Laser Therapy,Far Infra Red Sauna,Aromatherapy,Mindfullness Meditation,Art Therapy,Yoga,Nutritional Consultation,Mud,Clay Wraps,Lymphatic Detox Massage,All meals included and made with own organic ingredients, including daily wheatgrass juicing. Single or dbl accommodation,10% reduction for Yes to Life
Rock on Divas
Gloria Halim is the founder of Rock On Divas and author of “Healing Foods Healthy Foods”. She trained as a Holistic Health Coach at Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) in New York City and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP).
Having gone through cancer treatment herself, Gloria decided to find tools to help heal from treatment and stay healthy. She now shares those tools to help prevent illness as well as healing from cancer treatment, and does so through consultations, and running spa days and retreats.
Writer and cancer patient, John Davidson, has distilled his own research and experience into a succinct and accessible website giving much practical advice on supportive therapies.
Spritual Care Ireland
Dechen Shying Spiritual Care Centre offers a sanctuary of peace and comfort for all those facing the challenges of serious illness or diability.
A useful website to locate qualified CAM therapists in the UK.
UK Lymphology Clinics
The UK Lymphology Clinics has been established to bring together the missing link from post-op treatment into aftercare recovery. More importantly, they believe education is necessary to dispel the myth that you have to have a swollen disabled arm before you can get any form of treatment.
A general wellbeing website with a special interest in therapy, and putting users together with the right therapist for them. It has a wide range of information and advice on all aspects of health and wellbeing and provides an innnovative therapist directory of professional psychotherapists, counsellors, hypnotherapists and psychologists from across the UK.
A social enterprise helping people affected by cancer to return to work.
Travel insurance for people who have experienced cancer or are receiving treatment for cancer.
The Wright Foundation
The Wright Foundation formulated the first medically-led Exercise Referral Programme Qualification with leading Medical and Physiological Professionals and Principle Universities.