Portacath insertions now at Spire Harpenden Hospital

September 2011

Spire Harpenden Hospital now offers Portacath insertion in addition to it's existing Cancer services, allowing patients from Hertforshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire and other surrounding areas access to this service previously not available locally.

A portacath is a system which gives simple access to a large blood vessel. The portacath system can be used to deliver fluids, nutrients and medication including chemotherapy directly into the blood stream.

Read more about Portacath insertion at Spire Harpenden Hospital here or phone us on 01582 714 420.

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