At Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, we pride ourselves in making sure that we put the patient first throughout their treatment pathway. We understand that dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer can be a difficult time. For this reason we offer a holistic approach to cancer care.
What you can expect
As a private patient at Mount Vernon, you will be looked after by a team of highly trained health professionals who are dedicated to providing the best in cancer care. The consultant responsible for your treatment plan will oversee your care supported by clinical staff and the private patient administration team.
The Hal Gray Private Patient Unit
The Hal Gray Unit is our dedicated private patient facility, which offers high standards of patient care. The unit provides a calm and relaxing environment where private patients can wait comfortably with access to amenities. On arrival you will be met by our receptionist and your care will be coordinated through to the completion of your treatment.
The Hal Gray Unit is named after the British physicist, Louis Harold Gray (10 November 1905 – 9 July 1965). He devoted his working life to the study of cancer and radiation. Hal Gray worked as a physicist at Mount Vernon between the years of 1933-1940 and established the Gray Cancer Institute at the Hospital in 1953.