Dr Jacqui Stringer
Clinical & Research Lead for the Complementary Health & Wellbeing Services, The Christie NHS Trust
Jacqui is Clinical & Research Lead for the Complementary Health & Wellbeing services at The Christie NHS Trust; an acute cancer hospital in Manchester, UK, for a team of therapists, who provide treatments such as acupuncture, hypnotherapy and reflexology throughout the trust. She has a background in haematology & oncology nursing and initiated an aromatherapy service on the transplant unit of The Christie in 1997.
She completed a PhD in 2005 looking at the influence of massage and aromatherapy on the stress levels of patients undergoing high dose chemotherapy whilst nursed in isolation. Her clinical focus is the management of patients with complex physiological and / or psychological needs, at all stages of their treatment. The role includes maintaining a clinical case load where essential oil preparations are used in conjunction with standard licensed medications to facilitate maximum healing / symptom support. In addition to her clinical duties, Jacqui leads on the department’s research programme as a central part of her role.
Dr Jacqui Stringer is speaking at 14:45.
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