Iris Cancer Partnership started as a collaborative venture in 2009, with input from:
- people with personal experience of cancer
- medical and clinical staff
- massage schools and therapists
- representatives from a number of independent Scottish hospices and cancer care centres
It was established as a Scottish charity (SC041853) on 29 October 2010.
Our charitable object is 'the advancement of health and the relief of those in need by reason of ill-health, by providing and supporting other organisations in the provision of massage therapy specially adapted for those diagnosed with cancer'
Our charitable purpose is to provide free massage therapies by massage therapists trained in massage techniques specially adapted for people diagnosed with cancer.
We have 3 parts to our strategy to ensure that we deliver the right service and to a high quality