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COVID-19 NOTICE FOR INTERNATIONAL PATIENTS

We are currently accepting international patients. For further information on our COVID-19 safety measures, please visit our Coronavirus Advice Page. It's important to consult the current UK COVID-19 travel advice before travelling to the UK. Here are some useful links:

Entering the UKhttps://www.gov.uk/uk-border-control  |  COVID-19 guidance in the UK - https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Please contact us if you need further advice or support and we'll be happy to help.

We're here for you

The Rutherford Cancer Centres are the UK's first provider of high energy proton beam therapy, alongside the most advanced private cancer treatment facilities.

We understand that a cancer diagnosis can turn your life upside down. We are here to listen, understand, support and provide seamless access to our state-of-the-art treatment and diagnostic facilities in the United Kingdom.

Contact us to find out more about the treatments and services we offer to international patients at Rutherford Cancer Centres.

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Rutherford Cancer Centres provides high quality cancer care

Treatments available to international patients

Across our UK network of centres, our consultants, specialists and staff provide an all-encompassing cancer
care service. Our team of consultants, supported by our highly dedicated clinical team and state-of-the-art
facilities, will provide you with exceptional healthcare from start to finish.

Proton Beam Therapy

Proton Beam Therapy

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy

MR-linac Radiotherapy

MR-linac Radiotherapy

Surgery

Surgery

Find a consultant at the Rutherford

Our UK leading consultants all specialise in specific types of cancers and areas of the body.

Dr Hans van der Voet

Dr Hans van der Voet is a senior consultant clinical oncologist and radiotherapy lead at the James Cook University Hospital...

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Dr Hans van der Voet

Prof Roger Taylor

Professor Roger Taylor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of patients with brain tumours and lymphoma. Professor...

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Prof Roger Taylor

Dr Cheng Boon

Dr Cheng Boon is Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Worcester Oncology Centre at Worcester Royal Hospital. He completed medical training...

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Dr Cheng Boon

Prof Peter Barrett-Lee

Professor Peter Barrett-Lee is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Professor of Oncology in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University and...

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Prof Peter Barrett-Lee

Dr Sarah Harris

Dr Sarah Harris qualified from King's College Hospital in 1989. She worked as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Guys and St...

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Dr Sarah Harris

Dr Gaurav Kumar

Dr Gaurav Kumar received primary medical education and core oncology training from India. After working as a consultant in oncology...

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Dr Gaurav Kumar

Dr Rhian Davies

Dr Rhian Davies is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the management of urological cancers. Her NHS post is in...

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Dr Rhian Davies

Dr Brinda Sethugavalar

Dr Brinda Sethugavalar studied primary medical education at the University of Dundee Medical School and obtained MBChB in 2004. She completed...

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Dr Brinda Sethugavalar

Dr Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar

Dr Ramkumar is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in non-surgical treatment of Head and Neck cancer, Skull Base Tumours and...

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Dr Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar

Dr Jason Lester

Dr Jason Lester is a senior Consultant Clinical Oncologist based in South Wales. He trained and qualified in United Medical...

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Dr Jason Lester

Our concierge services

All international patients have access to our full concierge services, ensuring a seamless patient pathway. This includes:

This includes:
  • A Patient Liaison Officer throughout treatment
  • Advice on arranging flights from your country
  • Help with information on VISA arrangements
  • Travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Chauffer services throughout the stay in the UK (for airport transfers and daily transfers to the centres)
  • Choice of a five-star hotel or self-catering accommodation
  • Advice on leisure activities and sightseeing opportunities

As a patient travelling to us for treatment, we assure that you and your family members are in good hands, and we will endeavour to make your cancer journey as smooth as possible. Any further needs, in addition to the above, can be met upon request.

Patient Journey

Rutherford Cancer Centres provide high quality cancer care. Your patient journey with us will be
as smooth as possible, without delay and will go beyond best practice. Here is a typical patient
pathway for starting treatment at the Rutherford Cancer Centres.

Media Gallery

Transforming Cancer Care

What is proton beam therapy?

An overview of what proton beam therapy is and how it works.

Ryan's Story

Ryan became one of the first to benefit from an agreement that allowed cancer patients in Wales to receive proton beam therapy at the Rutherford Cancer Centre in South Wales.

Timon's Story

Timon talks about his diagnosis and why he chose to have proton beam therapy to treat his prostate cancer.

COVID-19 Safety at the Rutherford

Our Head of Nursing, Ceri Hamilton, explains how we are working to keep patients safe during the pandemic.

What is proton beam therapy?

An overview of what proton beam therapy is and how it works.

Ryan's Story

Ryan became one of the first to benefit from an agreement that allowed cancer patients in Wales to receive proton beam therapy at the Rutherford Cancer Centre in South Wales.

Timon's Story

Timon talks about his diagnosis and why he chose to have proton beam therapy to treat his prostate cancer.

COVID-19 Safety at the Rutherford

Our Head of Nursing, Ceri Hamilton, explains how we are working to keep patients safe during the pandemic.

All the staff were fabulous. First class treatment and care was given on each visit.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre North East

October 15, 2020

One of the best facilities I’ve ever seen. Staff are lovely and really helpful.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre North East

June 1, 2019

Thank you for looking after me so well. You are all brilliant.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley

February 1, 2019

Staff were very approachable, nothing was to much trouble.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

June 2, 2020

All the staff took great care of me, made me feel welcome and all were friendly and polite. I will never have any doubts that I made the right choice coming here for treatment.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

May 1, 2020

A clean, quiet, peaceful environment with individual rooms for privacy (and security during the pandemic). Welcoming, friendly, professional nurses. Flexible timings of appointments.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre North East

July 1, 2020

The pleasant welcome and attitude of all the staff made the treatment sessions more relaxed and less stressful. All staff were prepared to give you time, answer questions, give help and never gave the impression of get in and get out.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

August 1, 2020

The whole treatment was completed by very caring and polite and caring staff who did everything to ensure my comfort and care. The premises were immaculate in cleanliness.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

August 2, 2020

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