Posts Tagged ‘Mount Vernon Cancer Centre’

Mount Vernon Cancer Centre scores well in national hospital environment survey

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The latest patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) survey scores published nationally show that the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has improved on the scores it achieved back in 2015. The ratings, which are out of a maximum of 100% were: Cleanliness – 99.29% (compared to 92.06% in 2015) Food, especially that served to patients […]

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Mount Vernon Cancer Centre scores well in national hospital environment survey

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The latest patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) survey scores published nationally show that the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has improved on the scores it achieved back in 2015. The ratings, which are out of a maximum of 100% were: Cleanliness – 99.29% (compared to 92.06% in 2015) Food, especially that served to patients […]

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Two new consultants join the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre team

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Two new clinical consultant oncologists have started work at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre: • Dr Kee Wong – specialising in head and neck, thyroid and lung cancers • Dr Kevin Chiu – specialising in head and neck cancers Commenting on his appointment, Dr Wong – who until 17 July 2017 had covered the post […]

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Two new consultants join the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre team

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Two new clinical consultant oncologists have started work at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre: Dr Kee Wong – specialising in head and neck, thyroid and lung cancers Dr Kevin Chiu – specialising in head and neck cancers

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New volunteer role helps patients requiring extra support at cancer centre

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

A new ‘buddy’ volunteer support role has launched at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, to assist patients who require extra support with attending their appointments or cancer treatments.

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New volunteer role helps patients requiring extra support at cancer centre

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

A new ‘buddy’ volunteer support role has launched at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, to assist patients who require extra support with attending their appointments or cancer treatments. A ‘buddy’ volunteer will act as a host for visitors to the centre and they will provide guidance and support in a number of different ways, including by: […]

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Trust awarded £108,000 in additional research funding

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

The Trust’s research team has been successful, following three successful bids, in gaining additional funding of £108,000 from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The funding pays for staff to work on research projects until 31 March 2019 in three different areas – cancer, renal medicine and multi-specialty research.  

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Trust awarded £108,000 in additional research funding

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

The Trust’s research team has been successful, following three successful bids, in gaining additional funding of £108,000 from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The funding pays for staff to work on research projects until 31 March 2019 in three different areas – cancer, renal medicine and multi-specialty research. Phillip Smith, the Trust’s associate […]

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Mount Vernon consultant recognised nationally for research excellence

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The NHS National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network has recognised formally the contribution made to cancer research and development by Dr Paul Nathan, a consultant medical oncologist based at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.  

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More cancer patients to be treated by stereotactic radiotherapy on Mount Vernon’s CyberKnife

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Today NHS England has announced that the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre is one of several centres across England to be included in a national evaluation programme to assess the benefit of a specialist form of radiotherapy – called stereotactic ablative radiotherapy or SABR for short – in treating some forms of cancer. SABR is a […]

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