The development cost £9m in total and was partly funded by its benefactor, Sir Robert Ogden, who provided £3.5m. Macmillan Cancer Support provided £3.5m and the remaining £2m was provided by the Trust.
The Centre offers patients high quality treatments, alongside integrated supportive care and complementary therapies, to ensure a truly holistic and therapeutic service is provided.
The following services are provided by the Centre:
- Out-patient new and follow-up oncology out-patient clinics;
- Haematology out-patient and day-case services. The Haematology team look after patients who have a wide range of blood disorders. Some of these, although not all, are cancer related;
- Fully integrated chemotherapy and supportive care treatments for all common adult cancers;
- Complementary therapies, palliative, and social, psych-emotional support services. The service provides support and treatment for patients along the entire pathway from diagnosis to end of life or rehabilitation and survivorship;
- A Cancer Information, Wellbeing & Benefits Service offering support and information on all aspects of cancer, benefits and welfare for patients and carers;
- Diagnostic tests and treatments for the common cancers;
- An Acute Oncology Service;
- A service for patients diagnosed with a Cancer of an Unknown Primary source;
- 24 Hour Chemotherapy/Acute Oncology Helpline