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*please see details below if you would like to make a donation to the Woodlands Centre*

The new Macmillan Woodlands Centre opened in August 2016.

Working in partnership with Macmillan, Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust and local fundraisers to raise money to build a state-of-the-art cancer centre.

The Woodlands Centre has:

  • Increased our chemotherapy stations from 9 to15              
  • Added two single treatment rooms  
  • Out patient clinics for oncology/haematology and palliative care patients  
  • Additional clinic capacity    
  • Dedicated complimentary therapies room

Patients can access daily chemotherapy and other supportive treatments: Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm. 

Contact us:    

 Acute Oncology Service

  • Patients can access to expert advice regarding chemotherapy treatments and side effects

  • 24hours telephone line 07590804510

A clinical trials team works closely with the Oncology and Haematology doctors and patients will have access to any relevant trials available to them.

We are developing early discharge, via a risk stratification programme:

  • Patients with low risk cancers do not need to be followed up at the Woodlands centre

  • A team of highly skilled cancer community nurses (HCCN) offer supportive follow up and health and wellbeing classes to help support patients

Donating to the Woodlands Centre

If you would like to make a donation to the Woodlands Centre please make cheques payable to: NWANHSFT Hinchingbrooke (Charity HOPE/ ONCOLOGY - 5402 to be written on back of cheque) or alternatively via BACS:

Bank Account Name: North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund

Bank Account No: 10008047

Sort Code: 60-70-80

Bank Name:    National Westminster Bank

IBAN: GB64NWBK60708010008047


Reference: HOPE 5402

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Work closely with the Woodlands Centre and the GPs in caring for people being diagnosed with cancer and going through their cancer journey.

The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative (NCSI) aim is to ensure that those living with and beyond cancer get the care and support they need to lead as healthy and active a life as possible, for as long as possible. 

The National Cancer Survivorship initiative vision document, published in January 2010 identified 5 key shifts necessary to transform cancer care:

  • Information and support from point of diagnosis

  • promoting recovery

  • Sustaining recovery

  • Managing consequences of treatment

  • Supporting people with active and advanced disease

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