Welcome to our award-winning Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) – the largest centre of its kind in the North of England.
We are committed to giving our patients the best possible opportunity to beat cancer and leukaemia and lead a normal life again.
Offering a wide range of services to meet every need, our world class specialists are here for you every step of the way – combining compassion and leading edge technology in a modern and welcoming environment with research into new treatments. This means patients can be reassured that they will receive the latest therapies and techniques available, wherever possible.
With state of the art buildings and access to the very latest technology, we believe our cancer services provide a level of care unparalleled anywhere else in the UK today.
Our unique suite of treatment facilities includes some of the most advanced and accurate radiotherapy equipment available today including one of the very first TomoTherapy® machines in the NHS.
State of the art facilities
Our comprehensive suite of state-of-the-art facilities at the centre includes:
- Advanced Planning and Treatment Radiotherapy Department
- In-patient wards (Wards 33, 34 and 35)
- Day Treatment Unit (Ward 36)
- Outpatient Department
- Teenage and Young Adults Cancer Service (Ward 34)
- Cancer Clinical Trials Unit
- Palliative Care Team
- Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Centre
Support services such as clinical psychology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech and language therapy and social work are also available to provide you with all the advice and counselling support you might need – where and when you need it.
International-renowned cancer specialists right on your doorstop
As one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK we offer a wider range of specialist services than any other and have the expertise to treat any type of cancer. And it’s not just beating the cancer we focus on.
Whatever your need, you can be referred to a specialist right here in Newcastle, to discuss all the treatment options available to you, so you remain in control of your care.
We focus on your wellbeing, helping you, and your family, to lead as normal a life as possible whilst giving you the very best treatment available.
World leaders in clinical research
Research into new cancer therapies is a real priority for us as we continue our quest to find the cures for tomorrow, and to offer you the very latest advances in cancer prevention, detection and treatment.
An integral part of our new centre is the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre – a purpose-built facility which provides the ideal environment for the ground-breaking research carried out by our world-leading cancer specialists.