Hands2Health is a complementary therapy practice based in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

Therapist Carol-Ann Barrett is fully qualified and experienced in a wide range of treatments, including manual lymphatic drainage, Perrin Technique™, reflexology, aromatherapy, therapeutic massage, sports massage Thought Field Therapy, phytotherapy, thermo auricular therapy, ‘M’ Technique® and Reiki.

If you would like more information, or to book a consultation, see the Contact section of this website for address and phone number details.

Guidance on Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

Please read the following important information

Under current heath guidelines from our governing body the CNHC we are required to cease all face to face treatments until further notice. We realise that this will put many of you under pressure with maintaining your lymphoedema and other health issues. We are always available by phone/text or email for any concerns you may have during this time. For an advice sheet please click here.

Information about the virus

As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

If you have any of the following symptoms: cough; high temperature; or shortness of breath, self-isolate and call NHS 111 or see NHS 111 online for advice.

Additional advice is available from the NHS and UK Government websites.

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Please follow current guidelines and STAY AT HOME to stop the spread.

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Avoid any contact with anyone who has Covid-19 symptoms
  • Groceries and deliveries must be left by the door to minimise contact
  • If you do have to go out for essentials, aim to keep 2 meters away from others and wash your hands as soon as you return with soap and water for 20 seconds
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