Posts Tagged ‘Mount Vernon Cancer Centre’

Review of the future of services at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

Friday, October 4th, 2019

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust warmly welcomed the review from the Clinical Advisory Panel in July, and its recommendations for the future of the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. Trust CEO, Nick Carver said: “As a long serving provider of specialist cancer services, we know that patients, their carers and families, deserve no less than […]

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Trust consultant elected as president of The Royal College of Radiologists

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Jeanette Dickson, consultant clinical oncologist at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, has been elected as president of The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). She will begin her role in September 2019 and will serve for a three-year period, succeeding Dr Nicola Strickland.  Above: Jeanette Dickson  Speaking about her appointment, Jeanette said: “I feel very privileged […]

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Ear acupuncture service expands to help more cancer patients

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

The ear acupuncture service at Mount Vernon’s Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC), which was first started to help relieve side-effects of breast cancer treatment, is now being offered to patients with prostate cancer. Above: Beverly de Valois (centre) with members of the ear acupuncture service  The service began after a research study in 2003 by […]

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Church group volunteers help prepare new cancer centre garden for patients

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A group of local church volunteers have helped to clear a previously unused area next to Chart Lodge at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, which provides on-site accommodation for patients going through intensive radiotherapy treatment.

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Church group volunteers help prepare new cancer centre garden for patients

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A group of local church volunteers have helped to clear a previously unused area next to Chart Lodge at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, which provides on-site accommodation for patients going through intensive radiotherapy treatment. This area will now be transformed into a quiet and peaceful garden for patients and families to use between treatments. Above: […]

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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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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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