Improved service for patients requiring a wig

The way we provide our postiche (wig) service is changing for the better.

Currently patients who require a wig, following chemotherapy or due to a condition that causes hair loss, are seen in a clinic within our hospitals. From today patients referred to the service will instead be invited to a local salon to have an enhanced experience, with more choice and without the stress of attending a clinical setting.

There’s no change to the referral process but instead of being seen at the hospital, patients will be provided with a voucher and they can choose which of the three salons we’ve partnered with to attend.

Anne Bontoft, Cross Professional Clinical Development Practitioner, said: “This will make such a difference to our patients as they’ll be seen in a much more relaxed environment and importantly in a non-medical setting.”

We are working with the following salons:

Angela Smith’s wigs and hair replacement solutions in Grimsby

Angie SmithAngie said: “Alternative hair is a passion born from my own person experience and journey . As a hairdresser and Wig designer, I strive to provide customer care and beautiful quality wigs that I then fully customise to the individuality of each person I see; making them as unique as you are.”

Rituals Hair Lab Ltd – Scotter

Gurinder Mann-Grey said: “We have an amazing, caring team that are passionate about delivering the best possible solution and making sure guests are happy with the choices they make.
“We offer a relaxing, luxury environment and have created areas where we are able to carry out hair loss consultations and fittings in private, where the guest can bring a family member or 2 for support and to help with wig selection.
“Over the years we have had family members and salon guests going through their own individual hair loss journey and we decided it was something we really wanted to help people with.”

Godiva Hair Loss & Wig Specialists- Epworth

woman in stood of a wall of flowersWith 18 years knowledge of the hair loss/hair extension industry and suffering hair loss herself, Paula is passionate about hair loss, hair extensions and wig making
She said: “We strive to build up ladies’ confidence and self-esteem, as we believe that every lady deserves to look and feel beautiful, inside and out.”

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