Job Title: Complementary Therapist
When Joined: Staff Nurse since 2015, Complementary Therapist since February 2022
Previous employment: I completed my nurse training in 1988 and worked at cockridge hospital for three years then spent 20 years working in a district nursing team. I commenced complementary therapy training in 2018, I have since qualified in Swedish massage, Reflexology, and Daoyin Tao at the Harrogate NHS Natural Health school. I’m also qualified in Reiki level two,
Why did you want to join Wakefield Hospice? I have always had a keen interest in palliative care and get great job satisfaction in my role.
What does your role entail? Providing a range of Therapies to help ease physical psychological, social and spiritual distress to patients, carers and bereaved at a very difficult time. Our aim is to reduce stress and offer solace.
Outside of work I enjoy: walking, yoga, reading, travelling, and I am currently learning to sail. And of course, receiving complementary therapy.