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Caring for patients using innovative treatments and techniques is at the heart of everything we do.

At the Rutherford Cancer Centres we pride ourselves on the standard of service and care we provide. Our staff consist of a multi-disciplinary team of highly trained registered professionals including clinical and medical oncologists, medical physicists and dosimetrists, therapy radiographers, nurses and a wide range of supporting staff.

We acknowledge the uniqueness of each individual, respecting his or her values, beliefs and concerns. We deliver care in a relaxed and supportive environment that is responsive to the needs of each individual, maintaining dignity and confidentiality at all times.

Rutherford Cancer Centres are dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality cancer care, offering access to innovative and advanced treatment techniques using the most up-to-date technology. 

The Rutherford Cancer Centres is at the forefront of providing innovative cancer care

With our commitment to excellence, we provide an all-encompassing cancer service for patients, delivering world-class imaging, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy and proton therapy treatment.

Our patient services are designed and delivered within our Model of Excellence, which focuses on:

  • Operational and clinical excellence
  • The patient experience
  • Improving cancer care
  • Advancing proton therapy technology

Our services are accessible to self-pay patients, private patients under medical insurance and NHS patients (subject to approval) and will be delivered by our dedicated and skilled healthcare professionals and leading consultants in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Our governance structure incorporates both national and international medical advisory boards comprised of leading cancer specialists who ensure that the quality of care delivered within the centres meets international standards for cancer treatment.

Each and every patient has a personalised care pathway, and our team of highly skilled staff provide support throughout treatment and offer easy access to a range of supportive care services, as required. The spirit of the Rutherford Cancer Centres is to transform cancer care and provide a revolutionary, personalised level of care to every patient delivered by dedicated staff who are passionate about excellence. We will continually review our services through patient engagement in the form of satisfaction surveys and patient forums to ensure we consistently meet and exceed the needs of our patients.

Coming to us for treatment?

All patients that come for treatment at the Rutherford Cancer Centres, are welcome to bring family members, carers or friends, however, due to the nature of treatments, it will not always be possible for your companion to accompany you into the treatment suites.

If you are bringing children with you to the centre as visitors, please bring along an additional adult to supervise them during the treatment session.

We are here to make you feel as comfortable as possible when you visit one of the Rutherford centres. We understand that you may feel anxious about your first visit, so we have put together some information to help you. Please see our FAQs section, which will provide useful information before your visit.

If you are unsure about anything or have any questions before for arriving for treatment, please contact us on: 0800 210 0402.

Patient stories

Patient stories

Paying for your treatment

Paying for your treatment

General FAQs

General FAQs

Get in Touch

If you'd like to speak to us about any of the treatments we offer please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Call us on 0800 210 0402 or

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This page was printed directly from www.therutherford.com/patients on 23 May 2022, 12:09am and is correct at the time of printing. Please note: this website is updated periodically and information may be amended or deleted if required. Please refer back to the website to ensure the information is correct at the time of enquiry.