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NHS Centre for Integrative Care Gartnavel Hospitals Glasgow

The Centre, on the Gartnavel Hospitals site, offers people with long term conditions a wide range of opportunities to enhance their health and quality of life. Most referrals to the centre are related to chronic pain, chronic low energy, chronic low mood or anxiety.

The Centre for Integrative Care practices a unique form of Integrative Medicine, which is healing-oriented, whole person-centred integrative care, that respects individual autonomy, whilst offering appropriate support, and incorporates extensive skills and experience of practitioner, evolving in innovative ways to meet the challenges of complex multi-morbidity and long-term conditions in the varied population it serves.

The service is recognised as a centre of excellence in person-centred care and award-winning, locally and nationally, including the prestigious ALLIANCE Best Self Management Resource in 2016 and Scottish Health Award 2017 in Healthier Lifestyle Category.


Interventions offered in individual care plans will vary but may include the following:

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Heartmath-based cardiac coherence
Art Therapy
Music Therapy
Therapeutic Massage
Allergy Service
Anthroposophic Medicine
Complimentary Services
Mistletoe Therapy

Last Updated:05/03/2024
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NHS Centre for Integrative Care Gartnavel Hospitals Glasgow
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Mistletoe Therapy
Mistletoe therapy was developed as an adjunct to cancer treatment in Switzerland in 1917-20, in the collaboration between Dr I Wegman MD and Dr Rudolf Steiner PhD (1861-1925).

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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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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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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a type of mental training that uses the mind to combat anxiety and bring about a sense of wellbeing.

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Homeopathy is a system of medicine which involves treating the individual with highly diluted substances, given mainly in tablet form, with the aim of triggering the body's natural system of healing.

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