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Dimbleby Cancer Care
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Dimbleby Cancer Care is a support and information service for patients and their carers from south east London and west Kent.

The staff work closely with the clinical teams to ensure that you have all the information and support you need while having cancer treatment at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

They also offer information and support service, emotional and psychological support, complementary therapies such as aromatherapy and reflexology, welfare benefits advice service
and support groups.

Notes:

Unfortunately all support services at Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup have been temporarily closed. Services are still running at Guy’s Hospital and accepting referrals for information and advice, psychological support and benefits advice. The complementary therapy service are currently able to accept new referrals for one-to-one outpatient video consultation complementary therapy self-care sessions, the aroma stick service and daily live online relaxation sessions only.

A drop-in information service is still available for patients attending for treatment and the information nurses are also providing a telephone service. The psychological support, and welfare and benefits services are still running and accepting referrals. These appointments are being delivered over the telephone or a video call where possible.

Specialisms:

Aromatherapy, Counselling, Reflexology



Last Updated:06/01/2021
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    Dimbleby Cancer Care
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    Reflexology
    Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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    Counselling
    Seeing a counsellor or psychotherapist, who is trained and experienced at working with cancer patients, can help you and others close to you deal with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis and help to make sense of the many emotions that you are experiencing.

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    Aromatherapy
    Aromatherapy uses the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

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