Tables showing surgical procedures and effective catchment population

The Christie provides a regional and national service for many tumour types with almost 10% of patients coming from outside Greater Manchester.

The table shows that 69% of surgical procedures carried out at The Christie are for Greater Manchester residents, 22% for people living elsewhere in the North West and 9% for people living across the UK.  These figures include operations carried out by multiple specialities under the lead specialty.  

The effective catchment population for our rare disease treatments and complex procedures are as in the following table:

Last updated: August 2019

Christie stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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Corinne Faivre Finn
“We have seen a lot of our research staff return to the office. This has massively improved morale as it is a lot easier to connect with people.”
Corinne Faivre-Finn, Christie consultant
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“The experience has allowed me to be able to hear what is not being said. The extraordinary strength and resilience of individuals as they greet you with a smile… when you are aware of the pain and anguish they will be going through.”
Digital services team, redeployed to telephone patients
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“Of course, the COVID-19 virus has not gone away – we have to be cautious and we have to proceed in an appropriate way.”
Professor John Radford, director of research at The Christie
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