Antrim Area Hospital, Cancer Unit

Range of conditions served

All cancers

Services available at the organisation

Counselling
Diagnostic/Investigative
Screening
Supportive and palliative care
Treatment

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

Address: 

Laurel House
Antrim Area Hospital
Antrim
BT41 2RL

Directions: 

Antrim_Area_map

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.