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New cancer and surgery centre

Support our new facility that will include proton beam therapy, short stay surgery, a critical care unit, imaging services and a blood disorders treatment centre.

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Developing a centre of excellence for patients at UCLH

Image shows an architect prototype of the new facility.
Image shows an architect prototype of the new facility.

Located in the heart of London, our new eleven storey building will house facilities for short stay surgery, imaging, critical care, and a centre for the treatment of blood disorders; the largest of its kind in Europe.

Below ground will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy (PBT) centres in the UK – the other centre is being built with our PBT partners at The Christie in Manchester.

People that will benefit from the new centre:

  • Patients who require short-stay surgery. Separating short stay patients from those who need to stay in hospital for longer will improve efficiency and outcomes for patients
  • In the new blood disorder centre patients will receive care in a state-of-the-art facility with over 80 individual rooms
  • The centre will increase the hospital’s capacity to treat patients who need critical care
  • Patients who require PBT will no longer have to travel overseas for treatment. This part of the building is funded via a separate government investment. You can read more about the PBT centre here.

The new facility will be based on the former Rosenheim Wing of UCLH which is a stone’s throw away form other UCLH services including the Radiotherapy Department in University College Hospital and the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre.

Funding is currently needed to provide state-of-the-art facilities and improve comfort for patients who are going through a difficult time.