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Radiotherapy Department

Updated 7 August 2017

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How to find us

The Radiotherapy Centre is situated at ground floor level between Gainsborough and the main block of the Colchester General Hospital. (See this map)


From the main road at the entrance of Colchester General Hospital follow the signs for the Constable Wing and park in the radiotherapy car park very close by. You should have received notification of the code to use to access the car park. The Radiotherapy Centre car park is free for all patients attending for treatment.

The entrance to the department is a very short distance from the Radiotherapy Centre car park. (Opposite the Constable Wing entrance).

Should you wish to park in the main hospital car park, there is a charge for car parking at the hospital (you may be entitled to free parking ). Follow signs from the main entrance of the hospital to the Radiotherapy Centre.

Patients who may have concerns about getting to the hospital for an appointment or treatment can talk to their care team.

Patients who receive income support can claim travel expenses. This can be claimed from the hospital cashier in the general office at the main entrance to the hospital.

Visitor facilities

Radiotherapy reception

Within the Reception area of the Radiotherapy Centre there is comfortable seating with magazines and newspapers. There are also facilities which provide hot and cold drinks as well as biscuits (a donation is suggested).

A restaurant, snack bars and cash machines are available within the hospital.

Opening times

Mondays to Fridays8am to 5pm
Saturdays and SundaysClosed

Contact telephone numbers:
Reception: 01206 745055
Appointments or Transport queries: 01206 745033
Macmillan information and support radiographers: 01206 745025

Macmillan Cancer Information Centre (Ground floor near the internal entrance to the Radiotherapy Department): 01206 745347.