CARING FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER

CARING FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER

 

Complementary therapies and counselling are available by appointment, so give us a ring on 01483 406618, or come in and ask at reception. Our services are open to all current and former patients, their relatives and carers.

 

The Fountain Centre works in partnership with the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust and our aim is to complement the medical treatment provided.

 

While there is no scientific evidence that complementary therapies are effective in treating cancer or any other disease, however, clinical studies have found that they can be beneficial in treating the side effects caused by chemotherapy drugs and surgical anaesthesia, for example nausea. They have been found to ease nausea and may also help with pain, reduce stress and anxiety, promote overall wellbeing and stimulate the circulatory, immune and other systems in the body.

 

The Fountain Centre offers over 20 complementary therapies that may be beneficial in treating the physical and emotional side effects of cancer treatment. Patients can try up to 4 different therapies free of charge to find the one that best suits you. Our highly trained therapists volunteer their time, and most have their own practices in the surrounding area. Each of our complementary therapies has an information page here, or feel free to phone us or come in for more information.

 

All Therapists at the Fountain Centre abide with nationally agreed criteria and are all individually qualified and insured.

 

FOR DETAILS ON OUR THERAPIES OR TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT SCROLL DOWN

 

 

 

 

  • MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
    MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
  • MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
    MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
    In all types of massage therapy, the intention is to relax the soft tissues. It can help relive everyday anxiety, reduce stress, help relax, aid sleep and promote a sense of wellbeing. Aromatherapy Massage, Indian Head Massage, Massage and Hydrotherm Massage all come under the Massage umbrella. The therapeutic use of essential oils to help deal with every day stresses and emotional wellbeing. For more information please call 01483 406618
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  • ACUPUNCTURE
    ACUPUNCTURE
  • ACUPUNCTURE
    ACUPUNCTURE
    Acupuncture: A traditional Chinese technique which uses fine needles to balance the bodies energy flow, helping to provide short term relief from many symptoms. Find out more on the British Acupuncture Council website
    Read MoreContact Us
  • WARD THERAPY
    WARD THERAPY
  • WARD THERAPY
    WARD THERAPY
    We have a therapist available on the Oncology ward 20 hours per week. Appointments for this service can be made via your named nurse on the ward
    Read MoreContact Us
  • SHIATSU
    SHIATSU
  • SHIATSU
    SHIATSU
    Shiatsu is a massage technique used to stimulate the body’s healing ability by applying pressure to acupuncture points across the body. Loose comfortable clothing is advised.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
    CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
  • CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
    CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
    This treatment involves touch and gentle manipulation of the cranium and other parts of the body. The gentle touch of the therapist can promote a sense of well-being.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
    LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
  • LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
    LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
    MLD is a gentle technique used mainly on people with lymphoedema. It is specially designed to manipulate lymph drainage from areas that are congested.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • REFLEXOLOGY
    REFLEXOLOGY
  • REFLEXOLOGY
    REFLEXOLOGY
    Reflexology involves gentle massage on the feet (or hands). It can be used to alleviate and improve symptoms such as stress and tension.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • ENERGY THERAPY
    ENERGY THERAPY
  • ENERGY THERAPY
    ENERGY THERAPY
    Reiki can be given at any stage of medical treatment. It is a non-invasive therapy which is often given to patients on the ward. It helps to relax the boxy and calm the mind. The word ‘Prana’ means life’s energy. Pranic Therapy is a highly evolved and tested non touch complementary therapy. Pranic Therapy is a simple yet powerful and effective system that works on the principal that the body is a self healing organism.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • BOWEN TECHNIQUE
    BOWEN TECHNIQUE
  • BOWEN TECHNIQUE
    BOWEN TECHNIQUE
    This is a gentle, holistic massage that helps the body to balance and re-align itself on many levels.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • CREATIVE SPACE
    CREATIVE SPACE
  • CREATIVE SPACE
    CREATIVE SPACE
    A drop in art session where you don’t need to be ‘good at art’ to enjoy the therapeutic and calming benefits of art making. Open to patients, family and friends. You can stay for the whole session or join us for part of it. Sessions are drop in so no appointment is necessary and all materials are provided. There is no charge but donations are gratefully received.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • HYPNOTHERAPY
    HYPNOTHERAPY
  • HYPNOTHERAPY
    HYPNOTHERAPY
    Hypnotherapy is a way of safely connecting the subconscious to elicit changes in feelings, thoughts and behaviours.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • HOMEOPATHY
    HOMEOPATHY
  • HOMEOPATHY
    HOMEOPATHY
    Homeopathy is a safe form of therapy which can be used to treat symptoms alongside your hospital treatments.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
    EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
  • EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
    EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
    EFT involves gently tapping on acupuncture points, mainly on the face and hands whilst thinking about a problem. It helps relieve stress and anxiety.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
    HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
  • HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
    HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
    Involves a massage technique where the client is supported on two pillows of warm water. This massage is delivered with the client remaining face up throughout the treatment. This can be useful for patients who have recently had surgery.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • WIG SERVICE
    WIG SERVICE
  • WIG SERVICE
    WIG SERVICE
    Patients can obtain a wig via the NHS wig service or our wig bank. Our hairdresser will also provide advice and information on hair care during and after treatment. Strictly by appointment.
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CONTACT US

The Fountain Centre

St Luke’s Cancer Centre

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust Foundation

Egerton Road

Surrey

GU2 7XX

 

 

Tel: 01483 406618

Email: rsc-tr.fountaincentre@nhs.net

 

Charity Number 1089086

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Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust Foundation

Egerton Road

Surrey

GU2 7XX

 

 

Tel: 01483 406618

Email: rsc-tr.fountaincentre@nhs.net

 

Charity Number 1089086

USEFUL INFORMATION

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Leaflets and Brochures

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Schools and Professional

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  • MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
    MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
  • MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
    MASSAGE / AROMATHERAPY
    In all types of massage therapy, the intention is to relax the soft tissues. It can help relive everyday anxiety, reduce stress, help relax, aid sleep and promote a sense of wellbeing. Aromatherapy Massage, Indian Head Massage, Massage and Hydrotherm Massage all come under the Massage umbrella. The therapeutic use of essential oils to help deal with every day stresses and emotional wellbeing. For more information please call 01483 406618
    Read MoreContact Us
  • ACUPUNCTURE
    ACUPUNCTURE
  • ACUPUNCTURE
    ACUPUNCTURE
    Acupuncture: A traditional Chinese technique which uses fine needles to balance the bodies energy flow, helping to provide short term relief from many symptoms. Find out more on the British Acupuncture Council website
    Read MoreContact Us
  • WARD THERAPY
    WARD THERAPY
  • WARD THERAPY
    WARD THERAPY
    We have a therapist available on the Oncology ward 20 hours per week. Appointments for this service can be made via your named nurse on the ward
    Read MoreContact Us
  • SHIATSU
    SHIATSU
  • SHIATSU
    SHIATSU
    Shiatsu is a massage technique used to stimulate the body’s healing ability by applying pressure to acupuncture points across the body. Loose comfortable clothing is advised.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
    CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
  • CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
    CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
    This treatment involves touch and gentle manipulation of the cranium and other parts of the body. The gentle touch of the therapist can promote a sense of well-being.
    Read MoreContact us
  • LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
    LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
  • LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
    LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
    MLD is a gentle technique used mainly on people with lymphoedema. It is specially designed to manipulate lymph drainage from areas that are congested.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • REFLEXOLOGY
    REFLEXOLOGY
  • REFLEXOLOGY
    REFLEXOLOGY
    Reflexology involves gentle massage on the feet (or hands). It can be used to alleviate and improve symptoms such as stress and tension.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • ENERGY THERAPY
    ENERGY THERAPY
  • ENERGY THERAPY
    ENERGY THERAPY
    Reiki can be given at any stage of medical treatment. It is a non-invasive therapy which is often given to patients on the ward. It helps to relax the boxy and calm the mind. The word ‘Prana’ means life’s energy. Pranic Therapy is a highly evolved and tested non touch complementary therapy. Pranic Therapy is a simple yet powerful and effective system that works on the principal that the body is a self healing organism.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • BOWEN TECHNIQUE
    BOWEN TECHNIQUE
  • BOWEN TECHNIQUE
    BOWEN TECHNIQUE
    This is a gentle, holistic massage that helps the body to balance and re-align itself on many levels.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • CREATIVE SPACE
    CREATIVE SPACE
  • CREATIVE SPACE
    CREATIVE SPACE
    A drop in art session where you don’t need to be ‘good at art’ to enjoy the therapeutic and calming benefits of art making. Open to patients, family and friends. You can stay for the whole session or join us for part of it. Sessions are drop in so no appointment is necessary and all materials are provided. There is no charge but donations are gratefully received.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • HYPNOTHERAPY
    HYPNOTHERAPY
  • HYPNOTHERAPY
    HYPNOTHERAPY
    Hypnotherapy is a way of safely connecting the subconscious to elicit changes in feelings, thoughts and behaviours.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • HOMEOPATHY
    HOMEOPATHY
  • HOMEOPATHY
    HOMEOPATHY
    Homeopathy is a safe form of therapy which can be used to treat symptoms alongside your hospital treatments.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
    EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
  • EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
    EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
    EFT involves gently tapping on acupuncture points, mainly on the face and hands whilst thinking about a problem. It helps relieve stress and anxiety.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
    HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
  • HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
    HYDROTHERM MASSAGE
    Involves a massage technique where the client is supported on two pillows of warm water. This massage is delivered with the client remaining face up throughout the treatment. This can be useful for patients who have recently had surgery.
    Read MoreContact Us
  • WIG SERVICE
    WIG SERVICE
  • WIG SERVICE
    WIG SERVICE
    Patients can obtain a wig via the NHS wig service or our wig bank. Our hairdresser will also provide advice and information on hair care during and after treatment. Strictly by appointment.
    Read MoreContact Us

CONTACT US

The Fountain Centre

St Luke’s Cancer Centre

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust Foundation

Egerton Road

Surrey

GU2 7XX

 

 

Tel: 01483 406618

Email: rsc-tr.fountaincentre@nhs.net

 

Charity Number 1089086

USEFUL INFORMATION

Newsletter

Leaflets and Brochures

Events

Schools and Professional

01483 406618

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