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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

Related sites and useful information

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