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Hospice of St Francis (The)
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The Hospice of St Francis strongly believes that complementary therapies can work together with medical and nursing care to improve a patient’s well-being, reduce anxiety and to help cope with their illness. They have a team of volunteer therapists who work in their Spring Centre inpatient unit and outpatient clinics, offering a range of therapies. They discuss which therapy might help the most and about the benefits of each treatment. Most of their therapists are volunteers, specifically trained in their therapy, fully insured and managed by their Complementary Therapy Coordinator. Their care is also available beyond the Hospice building, in the home, in local hospitals and nursing homes. Their catchment area extends from Amersham, Chesham and the Chalfonts to Tring, Berkhamsted, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Harpenden and surrounding villages.

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Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Chiropractic/Osteopathy, Hypnotherapy, Homeopathy, Indian Head Massage, Acupuncture, Reflexology, Reiki



Last Updated:04/10/2020
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    Hospice of St Francis (The)
    Spring Garden Lane (Off Shootersway), Berkhamsted, HP4 3GW, UK

    +44 1442 869 550 info@stfrancis.org.uk https://www.stfrancis.org.uk/
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    Reflexology
    Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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    Massage
    Massage is the practice of manipulating, applying pressure, and rubbing or stroking soft tissue and skin to promote physical and mental relaxation, well-being, and circulation.

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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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    Acupuncture
    Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and involves the stimulation of special points on the body, known as acupuncture points, for therapeutic or preventive purposes.

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