Service Update

Cancer services has moved to the Firs at basingstoke and North hampshire Hospital

Nick Jonas ward and the Basing Unit have merged to create the Rainbow Unit - the nurse in charge can be contacted on 0779 9658654

Wessex ward is currently available via 01256 313439

We aim to provide high quality care to anybody requiring investigation or having treatment of a cancer.

This involves an experienced multi-disciplinary team facilitating a timely diagnosis and decision making on treatment. Our team provides evidence based anti-cancer treatments in form of chemotherapy and radiotherapy as well as specialist palliative care and psychological support. We aim to provide support and information to the patients and their family. We also actively support the improvement of cancer care by encouraging research.

Cancer services provide care across all HHFT sites:

  • Andover War Memorial Hospital
  • Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
  • Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester.

We also have strong links with University Hospital Southampton, the regional cancer centre. 



We have cancer units and clinics across all Hampshire Hospitals sites. 

Day case treatment will be carried out by our Rainbow Unit.

The Rainbow Unit in Basingstoke is located within The Firs. The Rainbow Unit in Winchester is located in the Nick Jonas Unit.


We also have an inpatient haematology ward in Basingstoke.


Nick Jonas ward, Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Elizabeth Hall Centre, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Radiotherapy unit, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

We've put together a video guide to help explain what you need to know before starting your cancer treatment. Click on the links below: 

Getting started, pre-treatment checks and treatment

Side effects of Chemotherapy

Target therapies