Interview: Dr Cathy Heaven | The Christie School of Oncology


Interview: Dr Cathy Heaven | The Christie School of Oncology

‘The School of Oncology brings together all aspects of education for the whole cancer workforce…we deliver education to everybody involved in cancer care, no matter who they are.’

Associate Director at The Christie School of Oncology, Dr Heaven discusses reasons for establishing the School, its comprehensive approach to cancer care and the innovative teaching modalities shaping the next generation of word class cancer care.

The Christie

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust is the largest single-site cancer centre in Europe, treating more than 44,000 patients a year. The Centre is also the first in the UK to be officially accredited as a comprehensive cancer centre. Since its inception in the early 1890s, the Christie continues to build on this legacy, translating innovation and research breakthroughs into very real patient benefits.