What is Integrative Medicine?

Integrative medicine combines conventional with evidence based complementary medicine for an integrative approach to healthcare. The focus in on optimal outcomes in terms of patient satisfaction and wellbeing, as well as long term health improvement, prevention and treatment of disease. Integrative medicine encompasses a ‘whole person’ approach with a supportive and empowering patient-clinician relationship. The integrative model focuses on the cause of illness and is well suited to the care of people with chronic conditions including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and many others.