MP visits new leading cancer centre

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, was delighted to be invited to visit the recently opened Rutherford Cancer Centre at Bedlington. She met Chris Land, the Centre Manager, who showed her around and explained the faciliites. The Centre is able to treat patuients using chemotherapy and radiotherapy, as well as using proton beam therapy.

Anne-Marie said ‘I am very impressed with the state of the art facilities at the Centre, particularly the Proton Beam. This is an amazing piece of engineering and will be a great asset in the fight against cancer. I hope that all the NHS Trusts in the North East take full advantage of this amazing centre and the expertise of the staff’.