Haemato-oncology Unit: information for healthcare professionals
We deliver state-of-the-art treatment in an environment which facilitates ongoing research, allowing the very latest developments to be integrated into the routine care of patients.
Features of the Haemato-Oncology Unit
The Haemato-Oncology Unit provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of all haematological malignancies. Services are provided through disease-specific clinics.
- two inpatient wards: Bud Flanagan East and West, as well as private beds on Robert Tiffany ward
- a specialised inpatient unit for the delivery of intensive chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation
- a two-bedroom apartment in the hospital grounds is available for patients during the early part of transplantation or high-dose chemotherapy
- day care services such as chemotherapy and supportive care
- a dedicated apheresis bay for the collection of haematopoietic stem cells, leucopheresis and plasma cell exchange
- a procedure suite for bone marrow transplants, line insertion and lumbar punctures.
- a Specialist Integrated Haematological Malignancies Diagnostic Service (SIHMDS) for both NHS and private patients
- the transplant team is one of the busiest in the UK and offers bone marrow/stem cell/cord blood transplants
- the unit has a high profile with all major relevant international bodies, and collaborates in national and international trials.
In order to give our patients the best outcomes, a holistic approach to diagnosis and care is at the heart of what we do