Meet the team

Read about the different teams who are part of the proton beam therapy service at The Christie.

Paediatric team

Paediatric team

This team specialises in the treatment of children under the age of 16 years old.

Sarcoma team

Sarcoma team

This team specialises in the treatment of very rare tumours called sarcomas.

Neuro-oncology

Neuro-oncology

This team specialises in the treatment of cancers of the brain and spinal cord.

Head and neck team

Head and neck team

This team specialises in mouth, throat and skull base cancers.

Oncologists

Oncologists

Your clinical oncologist will discuss your proton beam therapy treatment plan with you.

Key workers

Key workers

This team consists of specialist radiographers and nurses.

Radiographers

Radiographers

One of the largest teams that patients and carers will meet during their treatment.

Allied health professionals

Allied health professionals

Patients and carers may meet this multidisciplinary team throughout their treatment.

Clinical support workers

Clinical support workers

This team is one of the first points of contact for patients when they arrive at the centre.

Treatment planning, physics and dosimetry team

Treatment planning, physics and dosimetry team

This team plays a vital role in planning your proton beam treatment.

Engineers and workshop team

Engineers and workshop team

Working with Varian engineers, this team is responsible for delivering proton beam therapy.

Youth Support Coordinator

Youth Support Coordinator

Our Youth Support Coordinator offers non-clinical support to teenagers and young adults.

Health play specialists

Health play specialists

This team works with paediatric patients to assess their needs.

Proton service leadership

Proton service leadership

Read about the leadership team behind the proton beam therapy service.