Oncology, Ward C4 (Georgina Unit)

The Georgina Unit Day Case

The day case is a modern, fully equipped clinical area where systemic anti-cancer therapies (SACT) are given.

We offer face to face pre-treatment counselling with a chemotherapy trained nurse.

The Day Case Unit comprises of 12 treatment chairs, two triage spaces and an assessment chair.

We offer free drinks for patients and relatives in the waiting room and regular drinks and sandwiches are offered within the unit.

The POD

There is a custom built POD where our patients can use the dedicated phlebotomist each morning, it is also a dedicated waiting room for patients attending for clinic.

Home chemotherapy

We provide a home chemotherapy service for haematology patients who meet the specified criteria.

The team compromises of Lead Nurse for Home Chemotherapy Lisa Matthews and a Band 6 chemotherapy nurse.

Triage Service

There is a 24 hour dedicated telephone triage service, you will be triaged by a chemotherapy trained nurse who will liaise with medical team and decide the best treatment plan for you. This could include attending the unit to be reviewed or be advised to attend one of our assessment areas throughout the hospital.

C4 Georgina ward

The ward consists of 22 in patient beds for oncology, haematology and rheumatology patients, 6 of which are custom built isolation rooms.

Visiting times are: 09:00-21:00 (open visiting is available in certain circumstances)

There is also a private relatives room with overnight facilities available.

What to bring:

  • Toiletries
  • Comfortable day wear
  • Slippers
  • Night wear
  • Current medications

Any electronics will need to be PAT tested. If electronics are being used please bring earphones to be used with them.

What not to bring:

  • Smoking equipment/vaping equipment (we are a no smoking Trust)
  • Alcohol
  • Over the counter medications
  • Valuable items/large quantities of money (you will be asked to sign a disclaimer)

You will allocated one small locker, so please don’t bring too many personal belongings as you will not be able to store them.

Key staff

Patient information leaflets

Useful information

This service is available at:
  • Russells Hall Hospital
Where to find us
  • Ward C4 (Georgina Unit), second floor, west wing, Russells Hall Hospital
Telephone numbers
  • (01384) 456111 (ext. 2251) (Georgina unit)
  • (01384) 456111 (ext. 2028) (Georgina day case)

Service details

Clinical directorate
  • Emergency and Specialty Medicine
Management team
  • Dr Jeff Neilson
    Clinical director
Nursing leads
  • Dawn Powell
    Matron
  • Jackie Waldron
    Lead nurse
  • Nerys Carr (Day Case)
    Lead nurse