Oncology Referral Service

At Eastcott Referrals are pleased to be able to offer a comprehensive Oncology service. For effective treatment Oncology requires close collaboration between many different departments. Here at Eastcott Referrals we are lucky to have a great depth of experience across Medical Oncology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Imaging.

 All working together to provide the best possible treatment.  Our nursing team are also highly skilled and provide outstanding and personal care to ensure the wellbeing of every patients.  The highly-qualified staff are supported by state-of-the-art facilities with a dedicated chemotherapy suite, multiple sterile theatres (including an interventional-radiology theatre), 64-slice CT scanner and advanced ultrasound equipment.

Services offered:

  • All chemotherapy options including intravenous chemotherapy treatments, intracavitary chemotherapy, oral chemotherapy and metronomic chemotherapy
  • Comprehensive surgical oncology service including advanced soft tissue procedures, orthopaedic oncology and advanced oral and maxillofacial surgeries
    Immunotherapy including the Oncept melanoma vaccination
  • Close partnerships with other referral centres offering advanced treatments such as external beam radiation therapy and electrochemotherapy

Oncology team 

Matthew Best



Matt is a Medicine Specialist with a particular interest and extensive experience in Oncology. Matt practices all aspects of medical oncology and is active in oncology clinical research with a number of existing publications as well as ongoing research.


Tim Charlesworth


Tim Charlesworth MA VetMB DSAS(ST) MRCVS

Tim is the Head of Surgery at Eastcott Referrals and as a Soft Tissue surgeon dedicates much of his time to managing Oncology cases.  Tim is particularly adept at finding ways to achieve margins for challenging tumours, after all a chance to cut is a chance to cure.


Andy Perry



Andy is our head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service and is one of the few specialists in the country receiving further training specifically in this discipline.  We are lucky to have Andy to allow a surgical approach to oral tumours, particularly as alternative approaches to these tumours are frequently much less effective.

Supporting the clinicians we have an amazing Nursing team. Our skilled and empathetic nurses build personal relationships with our patients during their treatment.  The Nursing team are heavily involved in many of the Oncological cases and can relieve the anxiety and discomfort in our patients as they go through their treatment.

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