Cancer services

Cancer Services at Rivers Hospital


Rivers Hospital is an established provider of cancer services from screening and rapid diagnosis, to surgical treatments, chemotherapy and support services.  Our multi-disciplinary teams work together to pursue the best possible outcome for patients.

Benefits of choosing Rivers for cancer services:

  • Diagnosis waiting times are two weeks on the NHS or three days at Ramsay Health Care
  • Treatment waiting times are 62 days on the NHS or under 7 days at Ramsay Health Care.
  • A wider range of diagnostic tests, treatments and drugs may be available to consultants so they can offer the most appropriate treatment to individual patients.

Plans for a new dedicated Cancer Centre on the hospital site are in-progress and include the provision of radiotherapy to provide a seamless pathway for patients' for their entire treatment journey.

Types of cancers seen at Rivers Hospital:

  • Prostate
  • Breast
  • Skin
  • Gynaecological
  • Colorectal
  • Lung
  • Blood
  • As well as a few less common cancers



Screening for bowel, breast, cervical, prostate and skin cancer.

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Rapid diagnosis


Appointments within 72 hours to ensure rapid diagnosis.

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Wider range of treatments and new therapies.

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Access to complementary and support services.

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Great Benefits

  • Your choice of consultant
  • Appointments in as little as 72 hours
  • A single point of contact
  • Matron and consultant-led care
  • A range of payment options
  • Individual physiotherapy sessions
  • Priority discharge
  • Freshly prepared menu
  • Private en-suite rooms*
  • Aftercare packages
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Finance Available

  • Loans for full cost of treatment
  • Straight forward application process
  • Prompt decisions
  • Payments made direct to hospital
  • Interest-free loan plan
  • Administration fee of £95
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