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Haematology, Oncology, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy

Haematology – including warfarin clinics, haemophilia clinics, thrombophilia clinics.

Oncology – Outpatients services of up to 75 clinics a week for both clinical and medical oncology, and a variety of tumour sites. 

Radiotherapy – service provides external beam and brachytherapy treatment to adult cancer patients.  External beam radiotherapy equipment includes 4 multi-energy Varian iX Clinacs and orthovoltage machine.  A range of treatment techniques are available, including IMRT and IGRT.  All treatment plans are tailored to the needs of each individual patient.  On board imaging is available on all linacs which is used to confirm the accuracy of treatments.  Two brachytherapy services are provided:  high close rate after loaded brachytherapy for gynaecological cancer and low close rate permanent implanted seeds for prostate cancer.  The service sees over 30,000 attendances per year, equating to approximately 2100 courses of radiotherapy.

Haematology and Oncology Day Unit – providing chemotherapy, and other cancer related treatments, and haematological treatments for approximately 90 patients per day. 

Wards F5,6,7 – A 39 bedded ward for patients of the department who require an inpatient stay.

Acute Oncology Service – 6 acute oncology assessment and treatment beds for patients presenting with complications from cancer treatment and the management of acute/emergency cancer symptoms. 

Radiotherapy ISO0991:2008 accreditation

Acute Oncology Service were commended in QiC Oncology Excellence Awards 2013

Location : 

Outpatients – Level B, nearest lifts 2 and 1

Wards F5,6,7 – Level F, nearest lift 4

Haematology and Oncology Day Unit – Level B, nearest lifts 2 and 1

Radiotherapy – Level B, nearest lifts 2 and 1

Any other locations available in the community: 

Outpatient clinics for some tumour sites are held at Gosport War Memorial, St Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight and St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester.  

Follow-up Haematology clinics are held at Petersfield, Gosport War Memorial and St Mary’s Hospital in Portsmouth.

Key contact details: 

Main enquiries to the following numbers:-

General Oncology Enquiries:  02392 286000 ext 5473 (phone line open from 0830 – 1630, answerphone after this time)

General Haematology Enquiries:  02392 286311 (phone line open from 0830 – 1630, answerphone after this time)

Wards F5,6,7:  02392 286000 ext 3265

Warfarin Enquiries:  02392 286752

Haemophilia Enquiries:  02392 286228

Opening hours: 

The outpatients department is open from 0830 to 1700 but often open longer to accommodate demand. 

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Who are the services for?

Adult patients from the age of 16+.  The catchment area includes Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, Fareham and Gosport, Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. 

How can a patient make an appointment? 

New patients to the department will be referred via other specialities within the Trust, or from other Trusts.  If existing patients have any concerns regarding appointments, they should contact the general enquiries number listed above.

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Last updated - 12 December 2017
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