Oncology Massage

Oncology massage is a gentle form of massage designed to relieve tension often experienced by patients. It may also reduce symptoms such as nausea, pain fatigue and anxiety.

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What are the details?

Our specialised Oncology Massage Therapists are trained to provide massage to people with cancer and can adapt the massage to suit your individual needs. As well as being relaxing, massage can be particularly beneficial if you are experiencing pain, nausea, anxiety, fatigue, sleep difficulties, stiffness or limited range of movement. 

Massage can be received through clothing, or applied with oil on the skin.

Where is it provided?

Oncology massage is currently being offered on the ONJ Centre inpatient wards.

Who is eligible?

Inpatients on Ward 6 South, Ward 7 South and Ward 8 South.  

How do I book?

Please speak to the nursing staff on the ward if you would like to access this service.