Our psychologists provide professional expert intervention to deal with the distress caused by a cancer diagnosis. These specialised techniques include Cognitive Behaviour and Emotion Focused Therapy and a range of other evidence based interventions.
Specialised one-to-one information and support is available to help you cope with living with cancer and its treatment, especially side-effects. This service is provided by oncology nurses with many years’ experience in the area.
The aim of the Oncology Nursing Service at Cancer Care West is to provide information, advice and support to cancer patients and their families.
Manual lymphatic drainage is a specialised type of massage for lymphoedema which helps to reduce swelling. The aim is to redirect fluid away from swollen areas towards healthy lymphatics.
Reflexology is a relaxing and soothing treatment performed on the feet. It is based on the theory that different points in the feet correspond to specific parts of the body and this can promote health and healing.