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NHS Centre for Integrative Care
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The NHS Centre for Integrative Care, previously known as Glasgow Homeopathetic Hospital, 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 patients referred to the Centre are experiencing chronic pain, chronic low energy, chronic low mood or anxiety. However, any patient with a long term condition may benefit from the care provided.

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.

Specialisms:

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Heartmath-based cardiac coherence, Counselling, Art, Music Therapy, Physiotherapy, Therapeutic Massage, Allergy therapy, Anthroposophic medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy and
Mistletoe Therapy.



Last Updated:21/02/2021
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    NHS Centre for Integrative Care
    Part of Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0NR, UK - Scotland

    +44 141 201 5598 PatientExperience@ggc.scot.nhs.uk https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/patients-and-visitors/main-hospital-sites/gartnavel-campus/nhs-centre-for-integrative-care/
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    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
    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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    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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    Mindfulness
    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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