Welcome! We are the specialist centre for
non-surgical treatments for cancer and provide radiotherapy and
haematology services to Bristol, North Somerset and South
We hope this website will help answer some of the questions you
may have. We are here to help and support you, and so if you have
any questions that are not covered, please ask.
Starting from August 2012 for 18 months there are major changes
to the patient and visitor parking and drop off arrangements at
Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC). When planning your
journey please be aware that you will need to park in one of the
alternative car parks nearby or arrange for someone to drop you off
at the entrance and park elsewhere. If you do come by car, please
leave yourself extra time in case you need to search for a space.
Drop-off points are available at the entrance of the BHOC. Find out more about the building works happening at
the BHOC or see our map of nearby alternative car parks.
Planning your first visit to the centre
Our patient's guide
to the BHOC is packed with information on our services.
Download a printable
guide on how to find us or read online. When you arrive please
report to the reception desk on the ground floor, where our
reception team will be happy to direct you to the right place.
If you have any questions about
your outpatient appointment time, please telephone 0117 342
Coming to visit friends or relatives on the ward
There are two wards in the centre, Ward 61 and Ward 62.
Ward 61 cares for patients
receiving radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment, as well as those
who develop treatment side effects. Ward telephone number:
Ward 62 cares for patients with
haematological conditions, including non-malignant conditions like
haemophilia and sickle-cell disorders. Please note that as of
Friday 7 June, Ward 62 will have moved to temporary new location
while essential refurbishment work takes place at the Bristol
Haematology & Oncology Centre over the next six months.
To access Ward 62 please follow the new signs from the main
reception of the BHOC.
Ward telephone number:
Both wards have open visiting hours to allow visitors the
flexibility to visit patients when convenient. Please help us to
prevent the spread of infections in our hospitals. We may need to
restrict the number of visitors at any one time, and if you or
anyone you have been in close contact with has been unwell in the
last 48 hours with symptoms of diarrhoea, vomiting or flu please do
not visit. Find
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We provide a range of specialist services, including treatments
for radiotherapy, chemotherapy, brachytherapy, isotope treatments,
stem cell (bone marrow) transplantation, and palliative
care. Find out more about the treatments we
You can also watch videos
on living with cancer, preparing for
chemotherapy, radiotherapy for adults, and our
award-winning animated film "One of a Kind", explaining radiotherapy for
We are a specialist centre for patients with testicular
cancer, sarcoma, haematological conditions, haemophilia, sickle-cell and thalassaemia,
and are the designated centre for teenage and young adult cancer services.