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Cancer care

The Chaucer Hospital offers consultant-led private oncology services, helping diagnose, treat and support cancer patients based in Canterbury, Faversham and Dover.

The Chaucer Hospital offers consultant-led private oncology services, helping diagnose, treat and support cancer patients based in Canterbury, Faversham and Dover.

Private Cancer Care in Canterbury

This is a prestigious award given to cancer care environments that meet Macmillan’s high quality standards. 

The Becket Suite, the Chaucer Hospital’s dedicated oncology unit, holds the Macmillan Quality Environmental Mark.

This is a prestigious award given to cancer care environments that meet Macmillan’s high quality standards.

Specialist nursing care at all stages of cancer treatment

Our specialist nurses can advise about all aspects of cancer care. They are on hand every time a patient visits The Becket Suite and are available 24/7 to take calls from patients, GPs and consultants.

Two of our specialist nurses have been part of the Chaucer Hospital’s oncology team for over 25 years, helping shape and develop the cancer services offered. The Macmillan Trust has adopted our oncology nurses and continues to support their education and development.

We also have our own oncology support group, Chaucer Chatters. It’s free and open to anyone who has been affected by cancer, including patient’s friends and families. Find out more.

Multi-disciplinary private oncology team in Canterbury

Patients can be assured they will receive the best possible cancer care at The Chaucer Hospital.  As well as our specialist nurses our multi-disciplinary oncology team consists of:

  • Consultant Haematologists/ Oncologists with a wide range of expertise in all types of cancers
  • Imaging department equipped with MRI and CT scanning facilities to help patients get prompt, accurate diagnosis
  • On-site pharmacist to discuss and review medication and ensure treatment is administered in a timely manner

Cancers treated at The Chaucer Hospital:

Payment Options

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.

Specialists offering Cancer care

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Mr Georgios Papadopoulos

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MD, FRCS (Eng), FEBU

The Chaucer Hospital

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Mr Chinedu Chianakwalam

Consultant Breast & General Surgeon

MB ChB, MSc, FRCSI

The Chaucer Hospital

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Dr Jindriska Lindsay

Consultant Haematologist

MUDr  MRCP  FRCPath

The Chaucer Hospital

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Mr Nitin Shrotri

Consultant Urologist

MBBS, MS(GenSurg), FRCS(Glas, MSc(Urol), FRCS(Urol)

The Chaucer Hospital

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Dr Mathilda Cominos

Consultant Oncologist

MBBS MRCP FRCR

The Chaucer Hospital

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