The Chartwell Unit at Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) diagnoses and treats a wide range of cancers including:

  • colorectal
  • skin
  • gynaecological
  • blood (haemato-oncology)
  • lung
  • upper gastro-intestinal
  • urological.

We also provide breast cancer screening and treatment, acute oncology, chemotherapy and palliative care.

We work with specialists at King’s Denmark Hill site, and the Royal Marsden and Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals to provide you with the best care and treatment. For more information on the support we offer, please visit the King’s Cancer web section.

Preparing for your appointment

Because you may need to have a range of tests and investigations your appointment may last up to half a day. When you arrive, please let us know if there are any changes in your personal details, such as a new address or GP.

Please bring with you:

  • your appointment letter and any other information that we have sent you
  • all the medicines you are taking including prescribed medicines, inhalers, any you have bought in a chemist or other shops, and alternative medicines
  • any samples that we have asked you for
  • a list of any questions that you want to ask us.


Princess Royal University Hospital:

For GPs and referrers

  • For suspected cancer, refer using the urgent suspected cancer referral pathway.
  • For other referrals, GPs should use NHS e-Referrals only. Other health professionals can refer by emailing Send one referral per email and include patient and GP practice details.