Facilities

Information about the facilities we have available on site.

Cancer information centre

The cancer information centre can provide information on all aspects of cancer.

The cancer information centre is currently closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic but is offering advice over the phone or via email at the-christie.informationcentre@nhs.net

 

Cashiers Office (for travel expenses and lost property)

The cashiers office is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please ask a member of your clinical team if you need to claim travel expenses.

 

Chapel, prayer room and multi-faith room

Our chapel, prayer room (with ablution facilities) and multi-faith room are located in department 57 on the first floor. They are open 24 hours a day.

Contact: Rev Andrew Bradley, Chaplaincy Co-ordinator, on 0161 446 3097

You can read more about what our spiritual care service offers. This includes emotional and faith-based support and support with religious rituals such as communion, mass or anointing.

The charity centre

The Christie charity centre is located in the Oak Road reception area, in department 3. Here you can find information on upcoming charity events and make donations to The Christie charity. The charity centre also sells a range of gift items and stationery, with all profits going to The Christie.

The Christie charity centre is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can also buy a range of goods to support The Christie charity from The Christie charity online shop.

Conservatory and gardens

We have a pleasant conservatory (department 9) leading to the garden where you can relax.

Occasionally the conservatory can be closed for pre-booked events.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you must still socially distance in line with government guidelines while you're in the gardens.

M&S Food to Go

M&S Food to Go is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Restaurant

The Christie Restaurant is currently closed to patients and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tea bar

The tea bar is currently closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wheelchair access

Wheelchairs are available from the main entrances on Oak Road, Wilmslow Road and Palatine Road.

There is a drop-off facility for all patients directly outside our Oak Road main entrance and the entrance on Wilmslow Road. Coin operated wheelchairs are also available from these drop off zones.

If you require any assistance with mobility or wheelchair access please do not hesitate to ask a member of staff. One of our friendly volunteers or a member of the security team will be on hand to help you.

Click here for more information on the support we provide to meet individual needs. 

WHSmith

WHSmith is located in the Oak Road main entrance (department 3). The store offers a range of snacks, newspapers, magazines, cards, stationery and toiletries. WHSmith is open:

  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 5pm

Wireless internet Wi-Fi

The Christie offers a wireless internet connection to all patients and visitors to the Trust, this network is known as The Christie Guest Internet.

If you have a wireless device such as a laptop, you can access the internet wirelessly in most areas of The Christie's Withington site. Please ask a member of staff for the password.

Please note: The Christie ICT Support team will not be able to support patients or visitors' laptops. Users are responsible for configuring their own laptops.