The Churchill Hospital is a centre of excellence for cancer services and other specialties, including renal services and transplant, clinical and medical oncology, dermatology, haemophilia, infectious diseases, chest medicine, medical genetics and palliative care.
The hospital, together with the nearby John Radcliffe Hospital, is a major centre for healthcare research, housing departments of Oxford University Medical School and Oxford Brookes University's School of Healthcare Studies.
Developments in recent years include the opening of the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM) - a collaboration between the University of Oxford, the NHS and three partner companies, to create a world-class centre for clinical research on diabetes, endocrine and metabolic disorders, along with clinical treatment and education.
March 2009 saw the completion of a major new development at the Churchill Hospital consisting of:
- an integrated Cancer and Haematology Centre
- a Surgery and Diagnostics Centre
- the Wytham Wing - housing the Wytham Ward (transplant) and private outpatients.
The development brought together a wide range of medical and surgical services including:
- cancer medicine (clinical and medical oncology, clinical haematology and radiotherapy)
- surgery (gastrointestinal, breast, and gynaecological cancer and non-cancer surgery)
- diagnostic services (laboratories, radiology and breast screening)
- a base for University research teams, working in partnership with NHS colleagues.