Specialist Treatment Centres

Specialist Liver Centres in England
There are 31 NHS providers of specialist liver services, including transplantation, in England. These are the providers, listed by Strategic Health Authority (SHA), who have qualified for the hepatology services tariff top-up agreed in line with the Government’s 2008-9 operating framework.

These providers were agreed to be eligible for the top-up by their strategic health authorities and local specialist services commissioning groups.  The tariff top-up covers outpatient treatment code 306 for hepatology and service ID 19 for hepatology, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.

Your healthcare is your choice. If you and your GP agree that you need to be referred to a specialist, you can now choose to go to any Foundation Trust in the country.

North West Strategic Health Authority
Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s University Hospitals NHS Trust
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

South Central Strategic Health Authority
Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

South East Coast Strategic Health Authority
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust

South West Strategic Health Authority
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust

West Midlands Strategic Health Authority
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

East Midlands Strategic Health Authority
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

East of England Strategic Health Authority
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust

London Strategic Health Authority
Barts and The London NHS Trust
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (incorporating St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals)
King’s College Hospital NHS FoundationTrust
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

North East Strategic Health Authority
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hospitals with Specialist Liver Units offering liver transplantation services
King’s College Hospital, London
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne
St James’s University Hospital, Leeds
University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Major Cancer Centres (UK)

The Royal Marsden NHS Trust – London and Surrey
The first dedicated cancer hospital in the world, founded in 1851, is still considered the best. With the Institute of Cancer Research, the Royal Marsden is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, seeing more than 40,000 patients from the UK and abroad each year. It has the highest income from private patients of any hospital in Britain, testifying to its international reputation.  The hospital works on two sites, Fulham Road in London and Sutton, Surrey.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester
The Christie is one of Europe’s leading cancer centres, treating over 40,000 patients a year, providing specialist surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, palliative and supportive care.

Based in Manchester it serves a population of 3.2 million across Greater Manchester and Cheshire and, as a national specialist, around a quarter of patients are referred from other parts of the country.

The Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Foundation Trust, near Liverpool
The Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology is one of the largest specialist NHS cancer centres in the UK, with more than 7,000 new patients registered each year.

Based in Wirral, Merseyside, it serves a population of 2.3 million across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales, the Isle of Man and South Lancashire.  It delivers treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy together with rehabilitation services and supportive care from nursing and allied health professionals to address the palliative aspects of care and needs of family supporters.


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