College Surgery Partnership

Tel: 01884 831300

Opening Times: 8.30am-6.30pm

Culm Valley Integrated Centre For Health, Willand Rd, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 1FE

Complementary Medicine

The Natural Health Practice

The College Surgery Partnership is pleased to have the Natural Health Practice at the Integrated Centre for Health, providing a valued addition to the breadth of available health care. The NHP is independent of the GP's surgery and consists of a group of well qualified, insured and professionally certified practitioners providing reasonably priced private care, that complements the NHS services. Therapies available include Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Massage, Hypnotherapy, Counselling, Podiatry, Homeopathy and Herbal Medicine.

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Free Advice Service

Unsure which treatment to select for you? Want to find out more about how complementary / natural medicine can help?

For expert advice:

  • The Natural Health Practice
    Culm Valley Integrated Centre for Health
    Willand Road
    EX15 1FE
    Telephone: 01884 308047
  • Dr Lee Burton
    Director Integrated Medicine
    Natural Health Practice
    07775 591174

Treating Patients to Nature

Growing medical evidence shows that access to the natural environment improves health and wellbeing, prevents diseases and helps people recover from illness. Experiencing nature in the outdoors can help tackle obesity, coronary heart disease, stress and mild depression.

An initiative between Natural England and the Culm Valley Centre is piloting this approach, with the appointment of a health facilitator to promote the natural environment for therapy and treatment. She works with sedentary patients to overcome perceived barriers to exercise by setting individual goals and signposting patients to opportunities for appropriate physical activity in the local area.

Some patients have started using stepometers or have been referred to the local Walk and Talk Schemes, - part of Natural England’s national Walking the Way to Health Initiative. It is hoped that, in the future, cycling opportunities will be offered and specially produced leaflets will highlight special interest walks and other local opportunities.

The effectiveness of this Initiative will be closely monitored by the NHS Alliance and Natural England and, if successful, will be expanded across the Country.