University College London Hospitals

A new hospital with state-of-the-art facilities using cutting edge technology, with spectacular views across London,
University College Hospital is located on Euston Road, close to Warren Street and Euston Square Tube stations and is within walking distance of Euston railway station.

University College Hospital was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen in October 2005. Services offered at University College Hospital include accident & emergency, hyper-acute stroke unit, cancer care, critical care, endocrinology, general surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, general medicine, general neurology, rheumatology, orthopedics, pediatric & adolescents, and urology.

The Radiotherapy Department is equipped with the latest radiation technology including: Five Varian LinAcs – four with on-board imaging facilities and each with multi-leaf collimation (MLC) and portal imaging. CT Simulator with Advantage Sim software, Orthovoltage treatment unit, HDR brachytherapy theatre are also available.

As a state-of-the-art department, they deliver a wide range of specialist and cutting-edge treatments that include pediatrics and adolescents, total body irradiation, brachytherapy, chemo-radiation and sealed and unsealed radioactive source work to name but a few. Their treatments utilize all aspects of modern radiation technology including On-Board Imaging (OBI), portal imaging and anatomy matching, multi-leaf collimation, AdvSim and MRI/PET/CT image fusion. They provide Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), developed Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and are treating patients with volumetric arc therapy since October 2009.

They see approximately 2,000 patients per year and all radical patients are treated within 31 days.

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) will be one of two sites delivering Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) across the NHS from 2017. The joint proposal with The Christie Hospital in Manchester, will offer the first PBT service in the UK, allowing unparalleled access for patients and their families from all over the UK. Around 1,500 patients will be treated with PBT, every year.

Click here to learn more about Proton Beam Therapy coming to UCLH

Contact the University College Hospital

235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

Click here to visit the website of the Radiotherapy department at UCLH