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North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust - 70 years of the NHS

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Cancer Services

General introduction

Cancer service provision within North Cumbria University Hospitals crosses all boundaries with every directorate, department and team within the organisation involved in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survival directly or indirectly contributing to the quality of care and standards.

We also have a Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, click here to find out more. 

What we do

  • Fast track out patient appointments (TWR )
  • Diagnostic service
  • Surgical procedures
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Specialist nurse  support
  • Palliative care services

Key clinical staff

  • Dr Anil Kumar - Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Dr Ruth Carr - Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Dr Jonathan Nicoll - Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Dr Imran Haidar - Consultant Medical Oncologist
  • Dr Syed Asghar - Consultant Medical Oncologist
  • Helen Roe – Consultant Cancer Nurse / Lead Cancer Nurse / Acute Oncology Service Lead
  • Suzanne Stanley - Radiotherapy Manager
  • Kate Lockhart – Oncology Nurse Specialist / Chemotherapy Manager
  • Sharon Middlemore - Lead Cancer pathway Co-ordinator


  • Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle
  • West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven

Contact details

  • Dr Jonathan Nicoll - 01228 814688
  • Suzanne Stanley - 01228 814679
  • Helen Roe - 01228 814399