A Profile of The Christie
We are the largest cancer centre in Europe,
treating more than 40,000 patients a year. We are also the first UK
centre to be officially accredited as a comprehensive cancer
As part of the NHS we provide:
- Radiotherapy, in one of the world's largest radiotherapy
- Chemotherapy, in the UK's largest chemotherapy unit, plus 14
- Highly specialist surgery for complex and rare cancer
- A wide range of support and diagnostic services
Find out more about how we treat cancer.
We are a national cancer specialist based in Manchester.
We serve a population of 3.2 million people across Greater
Manchester and Cheshire while 26% of our patients are referred to
us from across the UK.
We have an annual turnover of £173 million, operating with
2,500 staff, 350 volunteers and 20,000 public members.
Find out more about our Foundation
Trust status or fundraising.
We have been delivering world-first breakthroughs for over 100
Our cancer research in Manchester is rated the best in the
Our clinical trials unit has around 200 trials ongoing at any
time, making it the largest early phase trials unit in the
We are part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre working
with The University of Manchester and Cancer Research UK. We are
also one of seven partners in the Manchester Academic Health
Sciences Research Centre.
We established The Christie School of Oncology to provide
undergraduate education, clinical professional and medical
education - the first of its kind in the UK.
Find out more about how we're beating cancer through research.
Meet Our Team
We achieve what we do because we have a team of 2,500 dedicated
and specialist staff, plus 350 volunteers and 20,000 public
members, all bringing with them a wealth of experience, knowledge