The first Complementary Therapy awards celebration lunch was held on 18 October 2018 at the Cumberland Hotel, London. With an opening address from Dr Michael Dixon, chair of the College of Medicine, it was attended by guests, finalists and supporters from across the world of complementary therapy in the UK to celebrate the inspiring achievements of therapists working to improve patient health and well-being.
The overall winner of these new awards, developed in association with the FHT, was Angie Buxton from The Sam Buxton Sunflower Healing Trust, which supports cancer patients and their families by providing funds to employ complementary therapists (healers) in the NHS and Hospices.
And the winners are:
The Award for pain management, injury prevention and pain management:
The Award for cancer care:
The Award for palliative care:
The Award for prevention and self-care:
The FHT Award for complementary therapy research:
The Award for mental health and well-being:
The Award for furthering integrated healthcare:
The Complementary Therapy Awards 2018 were open to all complementary therapists working as individuals, or in teams where complementary therapists play a leading role.
Photo Credits: John Behets