Oncology Outpatients

Oncology outpatients is ordinarily your first destination as a patient under our care. We are based in the main hospital building close to the north entrance at The James Cook University Hospital but also hold outpatient clinics and services from the Endeavour Unit on the same site.

Your appointment letter will tell you which venue the clinic will be held in.

We run a number of services including consultant, nurse and radiographer-led clinics which enable the planning, monitoring and review of high quality care, treatment and support for our patients.

The department is run by our team of dedicated nursing staff, and supported by our radiotherapy and chemotherapy teams. We provide a range of services from this base including:

  • Consultant, nurse and radiographer consultation and review
  • Phlebotomy (blood sampling)
  • Radiotherapy treatment review
  • Oral chemotherapy
  • Specialist lymphoedema care
  • Research

The department also provides a range of clinics and treatments throughout the region in order to provide services closer to home for our patients.

Oncology outpatients video

How to find us

Oncology outpatients is based in the main building at James Cook. The closest entrance/exit is via the north entrance, however we are accessible from all entry points and signposted along the way. From the north entrance turn immediately right as you enter the reception area from the main doors. Oncology outpatients appears shortly on your right and is signposted overhead. Once you arrive at the department the reception desk is a little ahead and to your right. If you present yourself at the desk our reception team will be very happy to book you in.

The Endeavour Unit is situated directly opposite and across the road from the north entrance. Reception is immediately in front of you upon arrival.

Facilities

Within both the main building and the Endeavour Unit we have  an open plan waiting area with tables and chairs, water fountain, and WRVS refreshment bar where you can purchase hot and cold drinks, cakes and other snacks. Please note that the WRVS bar is not always able to open however there are a number of alternative options close by within the hospital site.

Staff

There are many different types of staff that work in the area and you will see many different types and colours of uniform – you can view the trust uniform guide here.  Please do not hesitate to ask if you are unsure.