Antrim Area Hospital, Cancer Unit

Range of conditions served

All cancers

Services available at the organisation

Supportive and palliative care

Antrim Area Hospital is one of four Cancer Units in Northern Ireland, with strong links to the Cancer Centre in Belfast. 

Services include:
Haematology - Dr Kyle and Dr Burnside
Oncology - Drs Strannex, Eatock, McConkey and Patterson
Chemotherapy Day Unit - Sister June MacAuley

Macmillan Consultant in Palliative Care - Dr Yvonne Duff and Dr Jayne McAuley
Macmillan Palliative Care Nurse Specialists - 02894 424169
Counsellor - Paula Brogan - 02894 424218
Psychologist - Gloria Nazier
Dietician for Oncology and Palliative Care - Leah Toppings, 02894 424152
Occupational Therapy for Palliative Care - Karen Chambers, 02894 424418
Pharmacist for Cancer Services - Ewan McGrattan, Kathryn Wallace
Physiotherapy for Cancer Services - Lynn Whiteside, 02894 424269
Social Work for Cancer Services - 02894 424642.

Contact name: 
Eileen Deery, Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse


Laurel House
Antrim Area Hospital
BT41 2RL



Telephone number: 
02894 424000

Fax number: 
02894 424777

Area covered by this organisation: 
Antrim Area - Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Cookstown, Larne

Type of organisation: 
This is a Statutory organisation.

Disability Access: 

Disability access is available Parking low counters

Ethnic Diversity:

Interpreter service available throughout the hospital service and a range of leaflets in the following languages

Opening hours: 

8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday

General Referal Statement: 

The service is only accessible through referral by Healthcare Professional

Mode of Referral : for Service User 

Via their Hospital Consultant

Mode of Referral : for Healthcare Professional 

Healthcare professionals via phone, confirmed in writing, or by letter or fax.