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Upper Gastro-intestinal Cancer

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many upper gastro-intestinal cancer centres there are; what population is served by each; where they are located; and when each commenced admitting patients. (231151)

There are currently 38 upper gastro-intestinal cancer centres serving patients in England.

The following table provides a list of the centres, the relevant cancer network and the trusts covering the centres, as at 30 October 2008.

Information on the population served by each centre and details of when each centre commenced activity is not available centrally.

Cancer network

Centre

Trust

Lancashire and South Cumbria

Preston

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Merseyside and Cheshire

Royal Liverpool

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals NHS Trust

Aintree

Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation

North East Wales

North East Wales NHS Trust

North of England

James Cook

South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust

Newcastle/Carlisle1

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust/North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Humber and Yorkshire Coast

Leeds

Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Yorkshire

Bradford

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Leeds

Leeds Teaching hospitals NHS Trust

North Trent

Sheffield/ Doncaster2

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust

East Midlands

Derby

Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Leicester

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Nottingham

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Anglia

Norfolk and Norwich

Norfolk and Norwich university Hospitals NHS Trust

Addenbrookes

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Essex

Mid Essex

Mid Essex Services NHS Trust

Mount Vernon

Watford

West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust

Arden

Coventry

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Pan Birmingham

University Hospital Birmingham/ Heart of England3

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust/Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

North London

University College London Hospital

University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

South East London

Guy's and St Thomas'

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

South West London

Royal Marsden

Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

West London

St Mary's

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

North East London

Royal London

Barts and the London NHS Trust

Queen's Hospital

Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust

Central South Coast

Southampton

Southampton university Hospitals NHS Trust

Portsmouth

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Thames Valley

Oxford

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Berkshire

Royal Berkshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Kent and Medway

Maidstone

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire

Royal Surrey

Royal Surrey County Hospitals NHS Trust

Sussex

Royal Sussex County

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire

United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust

United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust

Dorset

Bournemouth

Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Three Counties

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 There is a single multi-disciplinary team at Newcastle but operating at the Freeman and Carlisle Hospital.

2 There is a single multi-disciplinary team at Sheffield operating in both Sheffield and Doncaster on the basis of even flows to each site.

3 Operating as a joint centre on the basis of a single multi-disciplinary team with even flows to each site.