The chemotherapy unit at Walsall Manor Hospital is an oncology-haemotology day unit that offers 14 treatment chairs.
It is open across five days a week Monday to Friday with five visiting Oncologists from Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The unit also has three Haemotologist consultants along with two Haemotology Nurse Specialists.
Breast, Colorectal, Urology, Lung, Upper GI and Haemotology Cancers are all treated by the unit.
The team work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide a robust, safe and effective service for patients.
Working alongside are two Acute Oncology Nurses that provide care for inpatient and acutely unwell Cancer patients
Aseptic Chemotherapy Pharmacy
The aseptic Chemotherapy Pharmacists are an integral part of the team and consist of a Lead Pharmacist for Cancer Services and an Aseptics Services Technical Manager.
The service produces medication for oncology and haematology patients attending planned treatment. Ready to administer bags of chemotherapy and monoclonal antibody therapy are also produced within the Pharmacy Aseptic Unit under sterile manufacturing conditions. The service supports the provision of clinical trials across the trust.
Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm
Ward 22, hospital route 224
Walsall Manor Hospital
Kirsty Meaney, Lead Chemotherapy Nurse
01922 721172 Ext. 7119
Amy Turley, Unit Manager
Patients are referred for chemotherapy treatment from other specialties/medical staff via the Oncology service.