We have the facilities to diagnose and treat many types of
A wide range of services for both adults and young people
We provide inpatient, day-case and outpatient services for
Where highly specialised treatments are required, patients are
referred to the appropriate specialist centre, which is usually a
recognised centre of excellence for that particular type of cancer
and its treatment.
For example, lung surgery patients (for lung cancer) are
referred to the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
and/or the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust;
patients requiring radiotherapy are referred for treatment at the
Churchill Hospital in Oxford.
Dove Ward is our highly specialist ward where patients who
require inpatient treatments, such as complex and lengthy
chemotherapy, are cared for.
All rooms have with en-suite facilities, and the ward is
staffed by highly-trained medical and nursing staff.
Great Western Hospital - third floor (please see Floor plans).
All day case chemotherapy services are provided in our Day
This light and airy treatment area has an informal and relaxed
The Day Therapy Centre provides a comprehensive range of
chemotherapy delivery, alongside procedures including:
We have experienced clinical specialist Macmillan Nurses, who
provide support to cancer patients and their families and
For full details please see the Macmillan Cancer Support
Please see also: Macmillan Cancer Support
> Macmillan/Swindon CAB Benefits Advice Service
A diagnosis of cancer can have an impact on many areas of your
life, both during and after treatment.
Getting the right information and practical advice at the right
time can help you cope with the impact of living with and
In a joint collaboration with Macmillian Cancer Support and
patients at various stages of cancer treatment, we've produced a
downloadable booklet: Survival Guide - Living With and After
The guide is available to patients and their families at
For a comprehensive list of cancer organisations please see:
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