Cancer - Oncology

We provide community-based assessment and support for people across Dorset affected by cancer.

Our team of specialist nurses helps cancer patients who are experiencing high levels of anxiety or stress, or side effects arising from their treatment. It also supports people receiving treatment that could potentially be administered or monitored in the community, and works to prevent hospital admissions as much as possible.

The team offers:

  • education and advice on different cancers and treatment options
  • monitoring through treatments, including the management of side effects
  • psychological support to patients and their carers
  • advice and information about local support services,
  • liaison between patients and hospital teams, GPs, district nurses and other healthcare professionals
  • selected treatments at clinics and in the home.

If you or your loved one would like to access this service, please speak to your GP, community nurse or other healthcare professional, Alternatively, you can contact us direct on 01202 714965.

Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment Clinic

We also run a weekly Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment Clinic at Canford Heath Health Clinic, Poole. If you feel you need your cancer genetic risk assessed, please first read the online information "Are you worried about cancer". If you still have concerns, contact your GP who will – if appropriate – refer you to our service.

Where to access the service:



Locations

Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment (Poole - Canford Heath Health Clinic)

01202 714965
N/A
Culliford Crescent,
Canford Health,
Poole,
BH17 9DW

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes


Cancer Treatment Clinic (Wimborne - Victoria Hospital)

01202 714965
N/A
Wimborne Hospital,
Victoria Road,
Wimborne,
BH21 1ER

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WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes


Community Cancer Nurse Specialist (Poole - Parkstone, Park Place)

01202 714965
N/A
Unit 4 Park Place,
6 North Road,
Poole,
BH14 0LY

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WiFi: No

Parking: No

Disabled Access: No

Open Hours: 08.30 - 16.30 Mon - Fri (excluding Bank Holidays)


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