Important new course for 2021. Available online or in the classroom. ITEC Level 2 Award Infection Prevention for Complementary Therapists and Sports Massage Classroom based and Remote learning options available More than ever before, members of the public are seeking assurances that the therapists they choose to visit understand how to protect them from infection. Are you a qualified complementary or sports massage therapist, or are you planning to train in either occupation? Are you aware that Regulated Infection Prevention and Control training is now a compulsory module within Complementary Therapy and Sports Massage courses? Do you know all of the steps you must take to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and other infections to your clients and members of your own household? Do you know how to use PPE correctly? Are you aware that many insurance companies and professional associations are seeking to make such training mandatory in the near future? Further information is on the course listing or by email hdft.natural.healthschool.nhs.net
The patient Complementary Therapy Service at the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre.
The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre (SROMC) is part of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT NHS Trust). It serves the population of Harrogate and the Rural Dales providing cancer treatments and supportive care services. The types of cancer treated within the SROMC are recognised by the National Cancer Intelligence Network as the common cancers, breast, colorectal, lung and prostate (Public Health England 2015). The unit also treats patients with a number of less rare haematological malignancies requiring day case or outpatient chemotherapy. The unit currently sees an average of five hundred new patients requiring cancer treatment each year. The centre also provides Health and Wellbeing Services offering a range of multi-disciplinary advisory, practical and self-management support for both hospital and community patients, carers and healthcare professionals who are affected by a cancer diagnosis.