Clinical Services

The Radiotherapy Unit will increase accessibility of radiotherapy by offering a patient centric, holistic cancer treatment service.

The unit will have the capacity to provide approximately 23,000 treatment fractions of external beam radiotherapy annually. In terms of new patients per year, this equates to approximately 1,100 Northern Ireland patients and 400 Republic of Ireland patients.

4D adaptive radiotherapy will be available using the latest VMAT and FFF delivery techniques. All treatment planning for radiotherapy patients will be carried out on-site at Altnagelvin by the Medical, Therapeutic Radiography and Medical Physics staff.

Radiotherapy will be delivered for:

  • Breast
  • Urology 
  • Gynaecological
  • Lung
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Head and Neck 
  • Non-Melanoma Skin
  • Haematology