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Importance of early diagnosis

Early diagnosis of cancer increases the chances of good recovery and outcomes, as such our rapid access and one stop clinics - for breast, gynaecology and testes - provide consultant and specialist-led assessment and diagnosis, complemented by ease of access to on-site diagnostic facilities and pathology. This service is designed to diagnose disease and start a treatment pathway quickly, while providing our patients peace of mind and fast access to care.

Let our team of experts take care of you

All decisions and patient treatment pathways at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Edinburgh are discussed and established by our multidisciplinary team of experts, which includes consultant surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, nurses, pathologists, mammographers and counsellors. Members of this team will identify the most appropriate course of treatment to meet our patient’s individual clinical needs in accordance with the latest South East Scotland Cancer Network (SCAN) guidelines and protocols, Better Cancer Care and CEL 30.

How to access our services

Patients can access consultant-led oncology assessment, diagnosis and treatment quickly via their GP, and there’s no waiting list for access to treatment. Further information about this service can be found by contacting Self Pay Team on 0131 316 2507.

Treatment options

A range of private treatment options are available at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Edinburgh, including chemotherapy and surgery. Brachytherapy and radiotherapy can be arranged in conjunction with the NHS Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. As treatment programmes can include a combination of therapies, your care at Spire Murrayfield Hospital will be tailored to suit your individual clinical needs.

Our service is designed to provide holistic care and support before, during, and after treatment. We offer clinical psychology and counselling throughout your treatment, as well as specialist physiotherapist-led acupuncture and reflexology for patients receiving chemotherapy. 

Support you need, when you need it

Exemplary clinical care goes hand-in-hand with the need to consider your psychological and social wellbeing. Through established links with Maggie’s Centre in Edinburgh we are able to offer a wide range of supportive care options throughout Scotland for both you and your family.