Barnsley Hospital, Gawber Road. Barnsley S75 2EP (Reg No 1058037) 01226 431650

The Well for Wellbeing

The Well is a Complementary and Beauty Therapy service which is available to all cancer patients in Barnsley.

We offer packages of wellbeing and therapeutic care, which consists of 6 free beauty or complementary therapies and is available to both ladies and gentleman.

The Well offers a number of treatments and therapies to our clients who are able to make a choice of treatments or take advice from the therapist on targeted therapeutic choices.

It is important to know that these therapies are not a replacement or alternative choice to conventional methods of cancer treatment, but are utilised to work in harmony with all other individual care.

At your first appointment a complete history will be taken and it is advisable to allow one hour for this consultation to take place.

The treatments available include:

Complementary Therapies

  • Acupuncture
  • Holistic Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Hot Stones Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Oriental Massage
  • Shiatsu

Beauty Therapies

  • Warm wax treatment for hands and feet
  • Brow stenciling
  • Manicure and general nail care
  • Pedicure and general nail care
  • Facials and skin care advice
  • Colour Analysis
  • Make Up and Advice

Other treatments we offer include:

Scarf Tying and Hats

This is a service for ladies and gentlemen  which provides advice and tuition on scarf tying techniques and head wear.  The service is available as a ‘drop in session’ in a dedicated private space at Barnsley Hospital on Ward 24/Chemotherapy Unit on Wednesdays 9am until 12. No appointment is necessary just see the reception staff for directions.

Nipple Pigmentation

This specialist intervention available for ladies and men who have undergone a mastectomy who have lost their nipple and areola.  This is performed using a procedure known as tattooing which is an invasive procedure which uses needles to place pigments under the skin.

Yoga Classes

We offer a yoga class every Monday at The Well between  1.00— 2.00 pm.  Our Yoga teacher is a well qualified and experienced in supporting  the needs of  clients who have had cancer.   No booking or experience necessary.   A small donation of £2.00 is appreciated where able.


If you are a resident of Barnsley but receiving   treatment in the Sheffield area.  Please speak to your Clinical Nurse Specialist to be referred to The Well or call us direct and we will organise this for you.


The Well is based in the former Queens Hotel Building, situated at the bottom of Regent Street in Barnsley Town Centre, with easy accessibility to public car parks and the Transport Interchange.

Based on the top floor (via lift access)  a welcoming, relaxed and comfortable environment awaits our clients/visitors and provides a perfect setting for our Beauty and Complementary Therapy Service.

Queens Court Business Centre
33 Regent Street
S70 2EG

Telephone: 01226 733019


If you’d like to fundraise in aid of The Well, please contact the charity on 01226 431650 or email for more information. You can also visit our Just Giving Campaign Page and click “Start Fundraising”.

Please let us know about your event so that we can support and promote your fundraising to help you smash your fundraising target!