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Slimming Clubs ( 10.2.17. )
A guide to coming off alcohol - copied from a leaflet from Alcohol and Drug Service ( 10.1.1.L3 )
Access for the disabled in Jersey ( 10.2.0.L1 )
ACET help for parents dealing with sex and drugs issues ( 10.1.2.L2 )
Acupuncture / Chinese Tradional Medicine ( 10.3.2. )
Aids and appliances for people with a physical impairment ( 10.2.1. )
AIDS and HIV ( 10.2.63. )
Aids for disabled - REMAP, FNHC Jersey Society for the Disabled etc ( 10.2.1.L3 )
Alcohol dependency ( 10.1.1.L1 )
Alternative and complementary medicine ( 10.3.0.L1 )
Alzheimer's Disease / Jersey Alzheimer's Association( 10.2.57. )
Ankylosing Spondylitis Society ( 10.2.33. )
Arthritis ( 10.2.19. )
Autism Jersey [10.2.90]
Blood donation ( 10.6.0.L1 )
Bone marrow donations ( 10.2.34.L1 )
Bone scanning ( 10.6.9.L2 )
Breast Clinic ( 10.2.34.L2 )
Cancer Screening for Women ( 10.6.9.L1 )
Cancer, assistance local organisations ( 10.2.34. )
Causeway Association - Hostel for mothers and babies ( 10.4.12. )
Channel Islands Dental Plan ( 10.7.4.L6 )
Chemists / Pharmacists ( 10.6.5. )
Children in hospital ( 10.6.7.L2 )
Children's Health and Child Immunisations ( 10.8.2.L1 )
Chiropody - Health service provision ( 10.8.7. )
Chiropody - private ( 10.7.10. )
Chiropractice ( 10.7.12. )
CJD - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ( 10.2.86. )
Colostomy and Ileostomy ( 10.2.42. )
Community Network Team (learning difficulties) ( 10.0.0.L7 )
Community Occupational Therapy Services ( 10.6.7.L12 )
Community psychiatric nursing services ( 10.5.5.L3 )
Contact a Family - Rare conditions and diseases ( 10.2.84. )
Continence/Continence Clinic( 10.2.45. )
Contraception ( 10.4.2. )
Day Surgery Unit - General Hospital ( 10.6.7.L9 )
Deafness and hard of hearing ( 10.2.8. )
Dental Department ( 10.6.4. )
Dental Hygienists ( 10.7.4.L10 )
Department of Health and Social Services - Addresses ( 10.0.0.L9 )
Depressives Groups - not local ( 10.5.4.L2 )
Diabetes ( 10.2.23. )
DIPS - disabled swimming ( 10.2.6.L1 )
Doctors (in practice order) ( 10.7.3.L3 )
Down's syndrome ( 10.2.29. )
Drug and solvent abuse-where to get help and information ( 10.1.2. )
Dyslexia Jersey ( 10.2.11. )
Dystonia support group ( 10.2.75. )
Eating disorders ( 10.2.68. )
Eczema ( 10.2.51. )
Employment for people with special needs - Workwise ( 10.2.0.L4 )
Environmental Health Department - all matters ( 10.8.1.L5 )
Epilepsy ( 10.2.22. )
Family Nursing & Home Care Services / Health Visitors / District Nurses ( 10.8.1.L2 )
Funding dental treatment in Jersey ( 10.7.4.L2 )
Gambling Addiction- support groups ( 10.1.4. )
General Practitioners Services (10.6.7.L1)
Gervaise Le Gros Resource Centre ( 10.8.2.L4 )
Haemophilia ( 10.2.35. )
Headway - Brain Injuries Association (Jersey) ( 10.2.82. )
Health visitors / clinics ( 10.8.2.L3 )
Heart ( 10.2.40. )
Homeopathy ( 10.3.3. )
Hospital Car Service ( 10.6.8.L4 )
Hospital League of Friends ( 10.6.8.L2 )
Huntington's Disease ( 10.2.83. )
Hypnotherapy ( 10.3.4. )
Infertility problems 10.4.20
Interpreters in hospital ( 10.6.7.L7 )
ISSUE and Friends of ISSUE (Fertility support) ( 10.4.70.L3 )
Jersey Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus( 10.2.31. )
Jersey Asthma Society ( 10.2.18. )
Jersey Dental Fitness Scheme for 11 to 21 year olds ( 10.7.4.L5 )
Jersey Hyperbaric Treatment Centre (Recompression Chamber) ( 10.2.1.L6 )
Jersey Post (call and check) 10.2.38.L2
Jersey Society for the Disabled ( 10.2.6.L2 )
Kidney patients ( 10.2.41. )
Leisure services for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.6.L8 )
Lymphoedema ( 10.2.48. )
Maternity care ( 10.4.40. )
Meals on Wheels and Private meal delivery service ( 10.8.6. )
Medic Alert ( 10.6.8.L1 )
Medical bills - Oddfellows Society ( 10.7.2.L1 )
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Medical Officer of Health ( 10.8. )
Mencap ( 10.2.80.L1 )
Meningitis ( 10.2.85. )
Mental Health - IAJ Independent Advocacy Jersey ( 10.5.4.L3 )
Migraine ( 10.2.16. )
Miscarriage / Stillbirth / Premature baby support group ( 10.4.35. )
Motor Neurone Disease ( 10.2.81. )
Multiple Sclerosis Society ( 10.2.38. )
Muscular Dystrophy ( 10.2.47. )
Myalgic Encephalomylitis (ME) ( 10.2.78. )
Narcotics Anonymous ( 10.1.2.L3 )
National Childbirth Trust ( 10.4.70.L2 )
Needle exchange scheme - Sharpsafe ( 10.1.2.L6 )
Neurosciences ( 10.6.7.L14 )
Nursing and Residential Homes - Nursing and Care Agencies ( 10.7.7.L3 )
Oakwell - home for phsysically handicapped children ( 10.2.5.L2 )
Occupational therapy for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.80.L2 )
Opticians - Complaints. Assistance towards cost of spectacles. ( 10.7.6. )
Osteopaths ( 10.7.8. )
Oxygen Supplies ( 10.2.1.L5 )
Oxygen Therapy Centre ( 10.2.38.L1 )
Pain Control Clinic ( 10.6.7.L16 )
Parkinson's Disease ( 10.2.37. )
Patient transport to UK and Guernsey hospitals ( 10.6.7.L3 )
People with disabilities ( 10.2.0.L3 )
Phobias and tranquillizer withdrawal ( 10.2.13. )
Physiotherapists ( 10.7.11. )
Post Natal Depression Support ( 10.4.50. )
Post-trauma Stress Disorder ( 10.5.5.L2 )
Prescription Charges ( 10.6.2. )
Private counselling services ( 10.5.5.L4 )
Prostate problems ( 10.2.74. )
Provision of special dietary / medical products ( 10.2.1.L9 )
Psoriasis Association ( 10.2.51.L1 )
Psychology / Psychotherapy service ( 10.5.5.L1 )
Public Health Service - services on offer ( 10.0.0.L4 )
Raynaud's Disease ( 10.2.77. )
Reflexology ( 10.3.0.L6 )
Reiki - energy healers ( 10.3.0.L8 )
Residential opportunities for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.5.L1 )
Residents and Non-Residents Eligibility for Access to Health and Social Care and Treatment ( 10.6.7.L4 )
Saneline ( 10.5.4.L1 )
Scoliosis ( 10.2.50. )
SCOPE ( 10.2.30. )
Sexual Health Services ( 10.6.7.L1a )
Sight impaired organisations ( 10.2.7. )
Single Point of Referral for (Spor) for Adult Services ( 10.6.10. )
Smoking ( 10.1.3. )
Speech and language therapy ( 10.2.10. )
St. Johns Ambulance - first aid courses ( 10.8.4. )
Strokes ( 10.2.73. )
Triumph Over Phobia (10.4.4)
Wheelchair - Loan, purchase and rental ( 10.2.1.L4 )
Wheelchair accessible holidays ( 10.2.0.L6 )
Women's Health( 10.8.2.L2 )
Words and Numbers Matters (10.8.3)
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LOCAL INFORMATION

10.3.0.L1
Alternative and complementary medicine
National Associations

Extent: Jersey
May 1996
Updated 19 September 2016
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Acupuncture

Needles inserted into specific sites on the body surface to improve energy flow around the body. Acupressure (shiatsu) is finger massage of acupuncture points combined with massage.

British Acupuncture Council (BACC).
63 Jeddo Road
London.
W12 9HQ

Telephone: 020 8735 0400
Fax: 020 8735 0404
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Website: www.acupuncture.org.uk

Alexander Technique

Mind/body harmonisation through posture training and proper breathing. Helpful for bone, joint and muscle disorders, psychosomatic and respiratory, digestive or circulatory problems.

Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique
Grove Business Centre

Unit W4

560-568 High Rd

London, N17 9TA

Telephone: 020 8885 6524
Website: http://alexandertechnique.co.uk/
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Chiropractic

Treatment of mechanical disorder of the joints (particularly the spinal) and their effect on the nervous system through mechanical therapeutics and manipulation of the vertebrae. Not for rheumatism, osteoarthritis of hips, or fractures. Check chiropractor has been trained at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic.

British Chiropractic Association

59 Castle St

Reading, RG1 7SN

Telephone: 0118 950 5950

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Website: www.chiropractic-uk.co.uk

Colour Therapy

Use of colour to produce beneficial healing effect.

International Association of Colour (IAC)
Web Site: www.iac-colour.co.uk/


Healing - Faith/Spiritual/Psychic

A gradual process that helps the body's forces to change, often used when a patient has insufficient energy for his/her own natural immune and self-healing abilities to operate.

Confederation of Healing Organisations
Coombedene
Coombe Hill

Keinton Mandeville
Somerton

TA11 6DY

Telephone 0300 302 0021
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Website: http://www.the-cho.org.uk/


Herbalism

Aims to prevent or cure disease and return body's balance to normal. Not all herbal products are entirely safe: comphey, evening primrose, feverfew, ginseng, hawthorn, skullcap, valerian and yarrow should only be used in the hands of a competent practitioner.

National Institute of Medical Herbalists
Clover House

South Street

Exeter, EX1 1EE

Telephone : 01392 426022
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Website www.nimh.org.uk


Homoeopathy

Treats patients individually - with substances based on premise that like cures like. Not for surgical or corrective procedures.

British Homoeopathic Association
29 Park St West
Luton
LU1 3VE

Telephone: 01582 408675.
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Website www.britishhomeopathic.org/

Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital
60 Great Ormond Street
London.
SC1N 3HR

Telephone: 020 3456 7890

Website: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/

Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital
1053 Great Western Road
Glasgow
G12 0XQ

Telephone: 0141 211 1600

Website: http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/

 

Hypnotherapy

Used for stress reduction and depression, practised by some orthodox doctors.

British Hypnotherapy Association (BHA)
30 Cotsford Avenue

New Malden

KT3 5EU

Telephone 020 8579 5533

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Website: http://www.hypnotherapy-association.org/

National Register of Hypnotherapists and Pshychotherapists
18 Carr Road

Nelson, BB9 7JS

Telephone 01282 716839
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Website www.nrhp.co.uk

British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis

Inspiration House,
Redbrook Grove,
Sheffield
S20 6RR

Tel / Fax: 0844 884 3116
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Website: www.bscah.com


Manipulative Therapies

Used in stress reduction, massage, soft tissue manipulation, remedial massage, physiotherapy.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
14 Bedford Row
London
WC1R 4ED

Telephone: 020 7306 6666
E-mail form: Contact us
Website: www.csp.org.uk


Meditation

Helps reduce susceptibility to stress related disorders and mental problems. Also degenerative diseases associated with aging.

London School of Meditation
158 Holland Park Avenue
London.
W11 4UH

Telephone: 020 7603 6116

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Website: https://www.schoolofmeditation.org//


Music Therapy

Helps patients relax and overcome physical pain and mental problems.

British Association for Music Therapy
24 – 27 White Lion Street
London
N1 9PD

Telephone 020 7837 6100
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Website www.bamt.org

Naturopathy

Preventive system which activates body's own defences. Commonly used as treatment for children with acute or chronic respiratory disorders, allergies and urinary problems, and the elderly with constructive nutritional measures and neuromuscular techniques.

General Council and Register of Naturopaths
1 Green Lane Avenue
STREET
Somerset
BA16 0QS

Telephone 01458 840072
Email form: Contact us
Website gcrn.org.uk/


Osteopathy

Mainly used for bad backs.

British School of Osteopathy
275 Borough High Street
London.
SE1 1JE

Telephone 020 7407 0222
Email form: Contact us
Website www.bso.ac.uk


Radionics

Detects disease using radiesthesia (medical dowsing), then treats using radionic techniques.

Radionics Association
Baerlein House
Goose Green
Deddington
Oxford.
OX5 4SZ

Telephone and Fax: 01869 338852
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Website www.radionic.co.uk


Reflexology

Manipulation of pressure points on surface of the body corresponding to internal organs that share the same nerves. Used for functional disorders but not structural abnormalities or infections.

Association of Reflexologists
Victoria House

Victoria Street

Taunton

Somerset, TA1 3FA

Telephone 01823 351010
Email form: Contact us
Website www.aor.org.uk


Vitamin Therapy

There is evidence of vitamin and mineral deficiencies in many Western diseases.

British Society for Allergy
Cloisters House

Cloisters Business Centre

Battersea Park Rd

London, SW8 4BG

Information: 020 7501 3910

E-mail form: Contact us

Website http://www.bsaci.org/