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Sunflower Suite, haematology and oncology day centre at Queen's Hospital

The Sunflower Suite is a haematology and oncology day centre that is open from 9am - 7pm Monday to Fridays. It is a large and welcoming room with six beds, 30 comfortable chairs as well as an isolation room with en-suite facilities.

It encompasses a dedicated seating area for teenagers and young adults, two consultation/treatment rooms and a designated intrathecal chemotherapy room. Our service is supported by voluntary staff who provide light refreshments for our patients. There are also five televisions in the centre to provide entertainment.

Key telephone numbers

The chemotherapy emergency line, a 24-hour triage line for patients receiving chemotherapy 01708 435 000 ext 6485

Reception: 01708 435000 ext 3070

Cancel/change an appointment: 01708 435 285

What types of treatment are available in our service?

  • Chemotherapy and immunotherapy
  • Blood transfusions and products
  • Bone Marrow Procedure
  • Apheresis
  • Venesections
  • Bisphonates
  • Insertion of Central Lines
  • Maintenance of Central Lines
  • Admission avoidance procedures
  • Acute Oncology Service reviews by appointment

Preparing for your appointment

This is dependent on what you are attending for. You will be advised by the booking clerk/healthcare professional who contacts you with the appointment. They will advise if you are required to do anything specific before attending, for example blood tests, restrictions of medications or food.

Clinic location

Sunflower Suite
Orange Zone
Ground Floor
Queen’s Hospital

Key staff

Our Matron is Madeleine Glover 

Our Lead nurse for Sunflower and Oncology Outpatients is Jodi Brooking

Our Senior Sisters are Yagmur Kocak and Mary Horsely

Other relevant information

Also available on site is a Macmillan cancer information centre that offers a drop in service Monday to Friday 9am-5pm for confidential information, written information, finance and welfare advice, wig ordering service, sign posting onto other support services.

Our complementary therapies service also offer reflexology, aromatherapy, indian head massage and light massage for our cancer patients and their carers.


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