The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS specialist cancer treatment facilities in the UK – employing 919 staff and providing more than 220,000 treatments and appointments to over 30,000 patients a year.
Based in Wirral, it serves a population of 2.3 million across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales, the Isle of Man and parts of Lancashire. The Centre provides an outstanding level of care; cutting-edge cancer treatments; a comprehensive network of off-site clinics and multi-disciplinary teams throughout the region, and a supportive environment committed to providing cancer patients and their families with advice and support.
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre delivers treatments to our patients through radiotherapy and chemotherapy services. It also has a sophisticated diagnostic imaging department and is currently the only provider of proton therapy in the UK. With the support of the Teenage Cancer Trust Clatterbridge hosts the region’s Teenage and Young Adult Unit.
It is an excellent hospital, much loved locally, and renowned nationally for exemplary patient care and innovative approaches to the delivery of radiotherapy and chemotherapy. A first-class standard of care is provided by dedicated and highly qualified staff in a very pleasant environment. Clatterbridge aims to ensure the best treatment outcomes and that its patients have a positive experience during their cancer journey.
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Liverpool
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre opened its first radiotherapy satellite centre in nearby Liverpool on 14 February 2011, in order to reduce travel times to patients living north of the River Mersey. The £17m purpose-built facility is staffed and operated by specialist radiographers and doctors from The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, delivering radiotherapy treatments as well as expert cancer rehabilitation and support services.