New Amersham Hospital Skin Cancer Centre set to streamline patient care

Date: 15/05/2024 | Category: News 2024

The new Amersham Skin Cancer Centre is a purpose-designed state of the art surgical day-case facility that provides patients with swifter diagnosis and treatment in an easy to access, modern environment.

The centre was officially opened by Trust Chair David Highton on 14 May 2024 at a small ceremony to celebrate the hard work and vision of those who managed the project from initial concept to reality over the last five years.

The Trust has also started a same day “see-and-treat service” at the Skin Cancer Centre. This offers patients the opportunity to have an assessment and surgery in a single visit, instead of having to wait for a second appointment at either Wycombe or Stoke Mandeville hospitals to have their surgery.

The Amersham Skin Cancer Centre has been set up primarily for patients with skin cancer, although patients with a wide variety of skin conditions will also be seen and treated there. With skin cancer diagnoses increasing year on year, the Skin Cancer Centre will be vital in delivering the best possible care at the right time.

As Trust Chair David Highton points out: “Having this dedicated Skin Cancer Centre at Amersham Hospital will be fantastic for our patients. By providing them with a one-stop-shop to see our dermatology and plastic surgery specialists, we are simplifying, speeding up and ultimately improving how they access the care they need.”