Tao (Pronounced Dow Yin Tow,) is a unique blend of Chinese acupressure and western massage techniques. It is an advanced energy massage of the shoulders, neck, ears, face, scalp and face. It is one of the therapies offered on our cancer unit, it works predominately to release stress and tension in these areas, it is helpful in relieving neck and shoulder pain, inducing deep relaxation and relieving problems such as headaches, sinus problems, poor sleep……. The course is open to practitioners who are qualified in anatomy and pathology and a body therapy, this includes those whose only therapy is reflexology. It is an FHT accredited short course. Course programme The five-day course is a combination of theory and practical. No special equipment is required. Substantial hand outs and work book will be provided. Case histories need to be submitted on completion of the course before certificates can be awarded. History of Daoyin Tao Uses and benefits Safety, precautions and contraindications Theory of yin and yang Chinese face reading in health terms Learning acupoints in the contact area and their uses How five elements may support treatment planning Practical work Course dates: New dates for 2020 Saturday March 21st and Sunday March 22nd 2020. Saturday April 18th, Sunday April 19th and Monday April 20th 2020. Course Fee: £480 https://nhsnaturalhealthschool.co.uk/courses-2-2-3/#1521899330537-1fc0f259-4a2c
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.