Cancer Services

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

The Woodlands Centre opened on August 2016 located at the Hinchingbrooke Hospital. We are part of the North West Anglia Foundation Trust, working collaboratively with Peterborough City Hospital to deliver high-quality cancer services across East of England.

The Woodlands Centre has:

Patients can access daily systemic anti-cancer treatment (SACT) and other supportive treatments: Monday to Friday, 9 am – 7 pm. 

Contact us:    

  • Main reception 01480 363507 or 01480 363705
  • Lead nurse/Woodlands manager 01480 416416 Ext 8156
  • Lead cancer clinician 01480 363500
  • Cancer community nurses 01480 416410
  • Palliative care triage line 01480 416103
  • Cancer services manager 01480 416416 Ext 3307
  • Acute Oncology Service 01480 363503

  • 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

Hunts Community Nurses

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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