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Acute Oncology team and Chemotherapy contacts

For follow up appointments and scans queries, please contact your consultants secretary via switchboard:


Please call the area where you received chemotherapy for any general queries regarding medication, chemotherapy appointments and side effects:

Chemotherapy day unit

Ward 622

Ward 623/YPU

Ward 625

Acute Oncology team

For urgent medical problems please contact the Acute Oncology team.

Complications of anti-cancer treatments are potentially life threatening. This includes neutropenic sepsis which is a medical emergency and must be treated urgently.

If you develop a temperature of 37.5C or above, have flu-like symptoms, experience shivers/chills or feel unwell, immediately call the 24 hour emergency hotline for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), on:

Please contact the emergency hotline on the number provided if you are experiencing other symptoms which include:

  • sore throat
  • sore/ulcerated mouth
  • rashes
  • uncontrolled nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhoea or constipation
  • pain
  • reduced oral intake
  • excessive brushing or bleeding or fatigue

If you feel unwell always seek advice, even if the symptoms are not mentioned above.

Last reviewed: 21 September 2023