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Global IT outage update - Monday 22 July

The issues affecting the supplier that provides our chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments have now been resolved.

We want to thank our patients for being understanding and bearing with us and we apologise for any delays caused by this. Unless our teams contact you, please attend your appointment as planned. Throughout this incident, we have prioritised the most clinically urgent patients.

The Christie provides care and treatment for hundreds of people every day. The global IT outage last Friday (19 July 2024) affected many organisations but to put it into context, this affected less than a third of our patients.

Our staff have worked tirelessly over the weekend to deliver as many chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments as possible and continue to do so to catch up on rescheduled treatments this week.

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About Maggie's

At Maggie’s, we provide expert care and support to everyone with cancer and all the people who love them, in bright and welcoming spaces and online. You will find Maggie’s Manchester in the large building with triangle windows located behind the white Manchester Cancer Research Centre at the end of Kinnaird Road, in Withington.

Our cancer support specialists, psychologists and benefits advisors are here if you or someone you love has cancer. We also have members of staff who come into the centre to provide sessions on yoga, art therapy, tai chi and creative writing.

We’re open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. You don’t need an appointment, and no referral necessary – just come in.

You can also call 0161 641 4848 to speak to one of our cancer support specialists or visit the Maggie’s Manchester website for more information.

Where to find Maggie’s Manchester

Our address is Maggie's Manchester at The Robert Parfett Building, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, 15 Kinnaird Road, Manchester, M20 4QL. 

Walking: To find us from the patient entrance of The Christie on Oak Road, turn left. When you come to Wilmslow Road, cross the road via the pedestrian crossing and take the second right onto Kinnaird Road. We are the large building with triangle windows on the roof at the end of Kinnaird Road.

Parking: 3-hour street parking is available on all streets near to Maggie's. Existing Christie patients can use The Christie car parks.

Bus: Buses 42, 42A, 42B, 42C and 142 stop regularly at the end of Kinnaird Road.

Tram: The nearest Metrolink stop is West Didsbury. From here, it is a 10 to 15 minute walk to Maggie's.

Last updated: December 2023