Proton beam therapy patient information

If you come for proton beam therapy at The Christie, the patient information here may be helpful.

When you arrive at the proton beam therapy centre at The Christie, your key worker will provide you with a tailored information folder. This will contain all the information you may require during your treatment.

If you have any questions before you visit, you can ask your key worker when they call before your assessment visit.

Coming to the proton beam therapy centre at The Christie

Read our booklet for patients and their carers

An introduction to the proton beam therapy service

This folder provides you with all the information you need for your proton beam therapy.

Proton beam therapy journey booklet - Age 1-4

A picture book to show the proton beam therapy journey.

Proton beam therapy journey booklet - Age 5-8 (Awake)

A booklet explaining the treatment process for patients who will be awake.

Proton beam therapy journey booklet - Age 5-8 (Asleep)

A booklet explaining the treatment process for patients who will be asleep.

Proton beam therapy journey booklet - Age 9-12

A booklet of the proton beam therapy journey for older children.

Teaching service at the proton beam therapy centre

Teaching service at the proton beam therapy centre

We can help your child keep up with their education during proton beam therapy.

Physiotherapy service for proton beam therapy patients

Physiotherapy service for proton beam therapy patients

The physiotherapy service helps patients stay physically active throughout treatment.

Occupational therapy and proton beam therapy

Occupational therapy and proton beam therapy

Occupational therapists help you engage in daily activities during your proton beam therapy.

Speech and language therapy and proton beam therapy

Speech and language therapy and proton beam therapy

Speech and language therapists (SALT) specialise in swallowing and communication disorders.

Dietetics service and proton beam therapy

Dietetics service and proton beam therapy

Dietitians monitor your nutritional progress during treatment for head and neck cancer.

Audio tour of the proton beam therapy centre

Principal Radiographer Vicky Hughes gives a tour of the new proton beam therapy centre at The Christie.