Patient facilities

Cafe bar

There is a cafe serving hot and cold drinks and snacks such as sandwiches, toast and a selection of confectionery.

Our cafe is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm. Outside of these times, patients and visitors can access a cold drink dispenser and cold water points throughout The Christie at Oldham.

When the cafe is closed, if there are any delays to services, we can provide patients with a hot drink on request.

The Shop@the Royal

There is a shop located in the main entrance of the Royal Oldham Hospital. Patients and visitors can buy snacks and drinks and a range of newspapers from this shop. Please see the Royal Oldham website for opening times.

The Café Royal

Within the Royal Oldham Hospital, there is a cafe serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals. Patients and visitors can buy snacks, sandwiches and hot meals. Please see the Royal Oldham website for opening times.

Last updated: August 2019

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, we're doing all we can to make sure patients get the treatment, information and support they need. Read some stories from our patients and staff to find out what The Christie is doing at this difficult time.

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