Patient booklets

These booklets cover various aspects of cancer and cancer treatments.

If you can't find what you're looking for you can contact the specialist nurses at our cancer information centre. The centre offers a free confidential service for anyone affected by cancer. Call 0161 446 8100.

*Please note there has been a change in prescription fees since some of our booklets were published.

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Welcome to Ward 11 (department 4)

We can be found on the 3rd floor in department 4. The nearest entrance is the Oak Road main entrance.

Welcome to the Palatine Ward

This booklet has been written to provide you with information about all aspects of your illness and treatment with the Haematology and Teenage and young adult service (TYA).

Welcome to Palatine Ward (Overview) 

An overview of Palatine Ward to help you during your stay, for use alongside additional leaflets you should have received.

Welcome to The Christie

We want you to be as comfortable as possible while you are being treated at The Christie. This booklet sets out to tell you in general what to expect. It cannot cover everything you may want to know, so if there is anything that worries you, please ask. 

The Wig Fitting Service

You are entitled to a wig if your treatment causes hair loss. Your nurse, doctor or ward receptionist will give you a wig prescription form. Please fill in the form and give it to the salon staff when you come for your appointment.

Water deprivation test

Your doctor has recommended that you have a water deprivation test which is used to diagnose or exclude Diabetes Insipidus.

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