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Cancer Services

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Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Galsworthy Road Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT2 7QB
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Patient contact information

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Patient contact information -

Clinical Director of Cancer Services - Dr Sarah Evans

PA to Dr Sarah Evans: 0208 934 2419

Deputy Director of Nursing for Emergency & Cancer Services: 020 8934 6208

Sir William Rous Unit Reception: 020 8973 5000

Lead Cancer Nurse - Jacqueline Harris

Urgent referrals: 0208 934 3305

GP contact information:

GP enquiries: 020 8934 2672

Interpreting Services Page - /patients-visitors/patient-services/interpreting-and-translation.aspx

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Outpatients are seen on both sites.
Inpatient and day case surgery is provided at Kingston Hospital.
 
The Trust also provides chemotherapy for haematological cancers and solid tumours. Chemotherapy for haematological cancers takes place on level 7 of Esher Wing and for solid tumours in the Sir William Rous Unit.
 
The hospital has links with other services provided at the Royal Marsden Hospital and at St George’s Hospital.

Breast Screening Services
The South West London Breast Screening Service provides breast screening for women from the age of 50 in the areas covered by Kingston, Croydon, Richmond, Sutton & Merton and Wandsworth Clinical Commisioning Groups.

Sir William Rous Unit

The Sir William Rous Unit, which opened to patients in June 2008, is for people with cancer or those concerned they may have cancer.
 
Kingston Hospital is working in partnership with The Royal Marsden Hospital and Macmillan Cancer Support at the Sir William Rous Unit to provide the best possible care for patients with cancer.

PERFORMANCE

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Health & Wellbeing Event - January 2018

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Bowel Cancer Awareness April - Eat Well, Keep Fit, Use The Test Kit - For more information click here

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Our Cancer Team Raising Awareness for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - prostatecanceruk.org

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Our Cancer Team Raising Awareness for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - www.ovacome.org.uk/beat

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The Deborah Hutton Award by Macmillan at Kingston Hospital

A Macmillan team of volunteers have been awarded The Deborah Hutton Award by Macmillan.

This award celebrates individuals or groups who provide practical care and support to people affected by cancer, beyond the expectations of their role. -

http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering/volunteer-awards/2017-winners.html#309996

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ingston Hospitak Overview of Project: 28 day Faster diagnosis Pilot

 

The independent Cancer Taskforce has recommended a new four-week (28 day) ‘referral to definitive diagnosis or ruling out of cancer’ pathway for cancer. Trusts across the country were invited to submit a bid to become one of five pilot sites. Over 30 bids were received by NHS England and 5 sites were selected to participate in this 18 month pilot. Kingston Hospital was the only pilot site selected in London. Other pilot sites include The Royal Bournemouth, Leeds, East Lancashire and Ipswich.

Kingston Hospital has chosen to apply the pilot to the lower GI, upper GI and Gynae (Endometrial) pathways. The new standard aims to create a more patient-centred approach to care, focused on communication with the patient that will streamline and accelerate diagnostic pathways. The new standard will reduce the time to treatment for patients diagnosed with cancer and the anxious time spent waiting for a diagnosis even in those people not ultimately diagnosed with cancer.

We are working in collaboration with our local Clinical Commisioning Groups (CCGs) and lead GPs to improve the integration of service between primary and secondary care, with the goal of helping patients get the diagnostic tests they need as soon as possible. 

We are keeping patients at the forefront of the 28 day faster diagnosis initiative. Representatives from the patient led Improving Cancer Experience group, sit on the pathway redesign groups and are gathering crucial patient feedback about each step of our patients' journey.



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