Clinics

Christie clinic

Treatments are provided on the Christie Clinic on the following days:

Monday
13:30 – 16:30

Wednesday
09:30 – 16:30

Friday
09:30 – 16:30

For a referral please contact the medical team/complementary therapist on the day. 

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

 

Clinical Trials Unit

A complementary therapy service is provided on the Clinical Trials Unit on the following days:

Monday
09:30 – 12:30

Tuesday
09:30 – 12:30

Wednesday
09:00 – 12:00

For a referral please contact the medical team/complementary therapist on the day.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Critical Care Unit

Complementary Therapies are provided on the Critical Care Unit on a Monday but can be provided on an ad-hoc basis through the week should the need arise.

For a referral please contact a member of the medical team.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Drop in

The Drop In Clinic is held every Tuesday and Thursday between 16:00 and 18:00 in the Rehabilitation Unit. Here we offer a free service for patients and carer. In the clinic we offer a range of treatments including back/Head massage, foot massage and smoking cessation.

There is also a group relaxation session between 18:00 and 18:30.

Please note:

  • Patients/carers can attend once a week
  • One carer can usually attend with a patient
  • Patients take priority over carers
  • Last treatment commences at 5:30pm
  • No need to book for the massage or group relaxation sessions
  • Please book beforehand for smoking cessation
  • We usually provide one treatment per visit.

Acupuncture

We also hold an acupuncture clinic, for patients only, during the Drop In clinic. Please note:

  • A referral is needed from the patient’s doctor/consultant
  • You must have completed treatment
  • Sessions are pre-arranged between the patient and therapist.

Oldham

The therapists provide support to patients who need help during their radiotherapy treatment. An acupuncture clinic also takes place on a Friday to help patients who are experiencing side effects from treatment.

Wednesday
10:00 – 16:30

Thursday
10:00 – 16:30

Friday
09:30 – 16:00

For further information please contact the medical team at Oldham

Tel: 0161 918 7700

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Palatine Ward

A Complementary Therapy Service is provided on the Palatine Ward every day of the week providing various treatments:

Monday  
09:30 – 16:30 HTU patients

Tuesday
13:00 – 16:00 YOU patients/carers
13:00 – 15:00 HTU patients

Wednesday
09:30 – 12:30 HTU patients
11:00 – 16:00 YOU patients/carers

Thursday
13:30 – 15:30 HTU patients
13:30 – 16:30 HTU carers

Friday
13:30 – 16:30 YOU patients/carers

For a referral please contact the clinical team on the Palatine Ward.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment on the same day, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Palliative Care Outpatient Clinic

The clinic is for palliative care out-patients who need help with specific symptoms or are at end-of-life. A range of therapies are offered as appropriate.

Friday  
09:00 – 16:30

Please speak to the medical staff for a referral.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Pre-operative Clinic

We have a complementary therapist available every day in the pre-op assessment clinic. The therapists are there to support patients who find that they are experiencing difficulty with the idea of going through surgery. The therapists work with each patient and can teach them stress management techniques and/or use hypnotherapy to help them overcome their fears.

Please speak to one of the medical team on the pre-op clinic if you feel you need support.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Radiotherapy

We have a service operating on the Radiotherapy unit. As part of the calm service we support patients who feel anxious about their treatment.

This applies to any area such as MRI scans, CT scans, mould making or generally radiotherapy.

If you feel you need support please speak to the medical staff or radiographers.

This service is also available in Oldham and Salford.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

Salford

The therapists at Salford support patients through their radiotherapy treatment if they find they need help. The therapists also provide smoking cessation support and alcohol advice for those patients who need help in abstaining.

Monday           
10:00 – 17:00

Thursday          
10:00 – 16:00

For a referral please contact the medical staff at Salford.

Please note: As we are a charity funded service with a limited number of therapists, a referral does not guarantee a treatment, however, the therapists will endeavour to do their best.

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