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Annual Complementary Therapies Conference Friday 6 May 2011

Annual Complementary Therapies Conference

Friday 6 May 2011
8.30 am till 4.30 pm

Academic Centre
The James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW


AIMS

The complementary therapy conference aspires to contribute to a better understanding of the demand for therapies and their effects on patient-centred outcomes among service users, commissioners and practitioners. The day is focused upon therapies as an adjunct to conventional forms of treatment. It is hoped that outcomes will help to inform both the provision of integrated services and the future research agenda for complementary therapies.

SPEAKERS & TOPICS

All speakers are experts in their field and will share with you their experiences and visions for the future, exploring how to translate practice into research by using the patient experience as the driving force.

From governance to grants: in CAM research, a personal reflection
Dr Alasdair MacSween, Principal Lecturer in Research Governance, Chair of School of Health & Social Care Research Governance and Ethics Committee, Teesside University

The Psychology of Cancer - a gardener’s guide to nurturing roots
Dr Clare Davies, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust, Middlesbrough

Hypnotherapy
Jacky Owens

CNHC Activity
Maggy Wallace, Executive Chair, Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
Acupuncture for teenagers and young adults
Nicola Rawstron, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds

Access to acupuncture
Rebecca Speight

Implementation of safeguarding measures within the cancer reform strategy
Sarah Rushbrooke, Nurse Director, North of England Cancer Network

Personal reflections on providing complementary therapy services within an acute hospital environment
Andrea Harris, Macmillan specialist palliative care team and Kathryn Almond, Complementary Therapy Service

AUDIENCE

The conference is open to healthcare professionals, educationalists, students, patients and carers with an interest in the issues surrounding the use of complementary therapies.

REGISTRATION

Registration will commence at 8.30 am followed by an exciting agenda and an opportunity to browse a range of exhibition stands throughout the day.

The cost of the day is £60 per delegate (includes lunch and refreshments) and if you would like to attend please complete and return the application form found at this web address: http://www.conferencessouthtees.co.uk

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