News tagged Trinity Holistic Centre

The future of cancer services on Teesside

Posted on in Services

The trust has teamed up with Macmillan to review and improve every step of a cancer patient’s journey. Funded by Macmillan until autumn 2015, the integration of cancer care project takes a close look at existing services and how patients move through the healthcare system, covering everything from diagnosis to recovery support and end of life care.

Field sales team get hands dirty for centre users

Posted on in Fundraising, Support groups

A team of hard-working field sales representatives voluntarily mucked in and got their hands dirty by helping to build a purpose-built vegetable garden in the grounds of The Trinity Holistic Centre based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. Complementing and redeveloping parts of the existing enclosed garden area at the rear of the […]

Therapist makes dream a reality for Boyzone fan

Posted on in Services, Staff, Support groups

Paula Adamson could not believe her eyes when her therapist from the Trinity Holistic Centre arranged for her to meet her favourite band members from Boyzone. The private meet and greet at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground was arranged by complementary therapist Caroline Chinn who was able to contact the band’s manager through a […]

Early Christmas present for centre

Posted on in Fundraising

Christmas came early for the Trinity Holistic Centre when colleagues from Sainsbury’s handed over £1,800. The team from the Middlesbrough store raised the impressive sum by holding a wide variety of fundraisers including bike rides, running the Middlesbrough 10K, a car wash, charity stalls, tombolas and store collections.

Therapy pioneer gives new Teesside service his seal of approval

Posted on in Hospitals, Research

A pioneer of complementary therapy in the NHS is visiting Middlesbrough to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a unique centre. For 20 years Keith Hunt has run a massage therapy service at the Royal Free Hospital in London. Starting initially with cancer patients, the service now provides 21,000 bedside massages a year throughout the hospital – giving a welcome treat to patients aged from five to 101. Keith, who earlier this year received an MBE for his services to complementary therapy, will visit the holistic cancer care centre at The James Cook University Hospital on Wednesday 11 December to demonstrate the massage technique that will soon be on offer to patients in Middlesbrough.