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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy

This department delivers both outpatient and in patient Radiotherapy treatments. This treatment involves the use of high energy X-ray machines.

Clinic

Clinic hours: Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5pm

How to get here 

The nearest car park is the London Road car park. For patients on regular treatment schedules in Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy the department will issue a car park permit for the length of your treatment. Disabled parking is available on West Drive.

Staff details

Matron: Jess Higson

Radiotherapy Services Manager: Paula Horne

Directorate Manager: Mark Gatfield  

Specialisms

Dr J. Adams: lung, lymphoma, breast
Dr R. Brown: lung, breast
Dr A. Freebairn: head and neck cancers, skin, upper gastrointestinal cancers
Dr J. Gildersleve: bowel cancer, upper gastrointestinal cancers, head and neck cancers, sarcoma
Dr Helen O'Donnell: urology; gynaecological cancers
Dr P. Rogers: urology 
Dr R. Davies - breast, brain and upper gastrointestinal
Dr N. Dallas - head & neck 
Dr M. Bhattacharyya - melanoma, breast and ovarian

The consultants are supported by a team of clinic nurses and healthcare assistants.

The out-patient department also runs a hair loss advisory clinic.

Any other information: There is a Macmillan Cancer Information Point within the main waiting area in the Berkshire Cancer Centre.    

Nearby facilities

Refreshment points

  • Convenience store (Main Entrance Block)
  • Coffee bar (Main Entrance Block)
  • Restaurant on level 1 (South Block)
  • League of Friends shop and tea bar (Maternity Block)

 

Useful Contacts

Radiotherapy Department
Berkshire Cancer Centre
Royal Berkshire Hospital
London Road
Reading
RG1 5AN

0118 322 7872

  • CONTACT DETAILS:

    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust,
    London Road,
    Reading,
    RG1 5AN
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    Tel: 0118 322 5111