Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Centres in the UK & Ireland

Pancreatic Cancer Action
Patient Information Booklets

Chemotherapy Treatment for Pancreatic cancer

This booklet describes how chemotherapy treatment works, how it is given and how it may affect the patient. Provides advice on coping with side effects. Includes a section about second opinions, clinical trials and questions to ask your doctor and a glossary to explain some of the terms used.

Pancreatic Cancer Action
Patient Information Booklets

Surgery for Operable Pancreatic cancer

This booklet contains information on the different types of surgery available and practical information about your hospital visit and returning home. It also includes a section about second opinions, clinical trials and questions to ask your doctor and a glossary to explain some of the terms used.

If you live in the UK and have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, you should have your case reviewed at a specialist cancer care centre. These centres have been set up across the UK on a regional basis. Hospitals in a region work together with the specialist centres to try to ensure the best treatment and care for all patients.

North East

Newcastle: The North East’s Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Centre, Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

North West

Blackburn: The East Lancashire Specialist HPB Cancer Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), Royal Blackburn Hospital within the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust 

Manchester: Surgical centres – Central Manchester Foundation Trust (Manchester Royal Infirmary) and Penine Acute Hospitals Trust (North Manchester General Hospital) Oncology services are provided at Christies NHS Foundation Trust

Liverpool: The Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Team Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.  Oncology services are provided at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.


Cambridge: Cambridge Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancer Service, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke’s Hospital)

East Midlands

Nottingham: The Nottingham Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) Service, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (Queens Medical Centre)

West Midlands

Stoke on Trent: University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust (City General Hospital)

Birmingham: University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust (Queen Elizabeth Hospital Site)

Coventry: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


Leeds: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (St James University Hospital) Hull Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Hull Centre (Castle Hill Hospital) Sheffield: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Northern General Hospital or Royal Hallamshire Hospital)


London – North West: The hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) unit at Hammersmith Hospital Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London – North: The Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust

London – North East: Barts and The London HPB Centre (Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel)

London – South East: The Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Service, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

London – South West: Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

South East

Kent: The Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Service, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

London Oxford: The Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Cancer Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust (Churchill Hospital)

Southampton: Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust Guildford: The Regional Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Unit, Royal Surrey County Hospital

South West

Plymouth: Peninsula Liver and Heptobiliary Cancer Centre, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust


North Wales: Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust [Surgical centre for North Wales Cancer Network]

South Wales: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Morriston Hospital [Surgical centre for South East Wales Cancer Network and South-West Wales Cancer Network]

Cardiff: Oncology centre Velindre Cancer Centre Swansea: Oncology centre Singleton hospital


Aberdeen and Dundee: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee [Surgical centres for North of Scotland Cancer Network]

Edinburgh: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh [Surgical centre for South East Scotland cancer network]

Glasgow: Royal Glasgow Infirmary and Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre for non-surgical treatment. [Surgical centre for West of Scotland Cancer Network]

Inverness: Raigmore Hospital, NHS Highland. [Surgical centre for North of Scotland Cancer Network, Highland area]

Northern Ireland

Belfast: Belfast Hospitals Trust [Surgical centre for Northern Ireland cancer network]


Dublin: National Surgical Centre St Vincent’s Hospitals

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