March 2nd 2020:All of us working in healthcare are acutely aware of the challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic. The daily reports of a growing death toll and the ratcheting up of confirmed cases make for grim reading – and we all want to see positives where we can. Those positives are there to be found – the phenomenal response to the government’s call for volunteers to help the NHS is the most obvious example. There is no shortage of goodwill from people across the country and, like everyone else, I salute the dedication and courage of our frontline healthcare workers.
March 20th 2020: Rutherford Health plc has issued the following statement in view of the announcement that all workers in the independent sector are considered key workers, enabling the sector to support the NHS in dealing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
January 4th 2020: The Rutherford Cancer Centres have announced that they have treated over 100 patients with proton beam therapy and trained over 65 oncologists in the treatment of proton therapy to meet the rising demand for the pioneering treatment in the UK.
January 3rd 2020: Rutherford Cancer Centre awarded Macmillan Quality Environment Mark for patient care
January 1st 2020: The increasing use of proton beam therapy in the UK to treat cancer has been given a significant boost following the publication of a landmark study which shows the treatment dramatically reduces side effects for patients.
October 28th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East has announced a collaboration with Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital to aid the treatment of prostate cancer radiotherapy patients.
October 24th 2019: It’s one of the biggest killers of men in the UK but an initiative to tackle prostate cancer hopes to attract thousands to have a free check-up.
September 18th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester today - heralding a significant milestone for advanced cancer care in the region.
August 19th 2019: The Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley today announced the opening of its new proton beam therapy suite to meet growing demand for the pioneering treatment.