Also known as: Oncology & Haematology Day Unit
The oncology and haematology day unit is a nurse led service delivering treatments and interventions to patients with a cancer diagnosis and disorders of the blood (haematology).
This includes a range of chemotherapy treatments as well as other supportive therapies e.g. blood tests, blood transfusion, pre-treatment assessment, infusions to help with bone pain.
The nursing staff work closely with your consultant oncologist / haematologist and cancer nurse specialist and are co-located with the outpatient clinics in the hospital.
Where is the service provided from?
The service operates from 8.30-5pm Monday-Friday
South Tyneside District General Hospital
The day unit can be contacted on (0191) 4041053
South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1000