Cathedral Day Unit, Canterbury
Cathedral Day Unit, Canterbury
Cathedral Day Unit, Canterbury
Cathedral Day Unit, Canterbury

Cathedral Day Unit

The Cathedral Day Unit provides anti-cancer and supportive treatments in a comfortable out-patient setting at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

Cathedral Day Unit has two treatment areas. Cathedral A has 12 chairs, Cathedral B has 6 chairs.  Anti-cancer treatments are carried out in both these areas, as well as supportive therapies such as blood transfusions.  

New patient consultations and pre-chemotherapy clinics are also run out of this area.

Opening times

Cathedral A

Monday - Friday: 7:30am to 7pm

Saturday: 8am to 4pm (reduced service)

Cathedral B

Monday - Friday: 9am to 5pm

Contact us

Reception: 01227 783096

Schedulers: 01227 783121

Haemophilia emergency information


24 hour urgent advice line for patients receiving Chemotherapy or Immunotherapy 

For non-urgent enquiries or to speak to a member of the nursing team during the hours of 7.30am - 7pm please call your chemotherapy unit on:

Cathedral Day Unit: 01227 783096

Viking Day Unit: 01843 234488

Celia Blakey Unit: 01233 616194

For urgent chemotherapy or immunotherapy advice out of hours (7.30am - 7pm) call 01227 783096


This includes chest pain, difficulty breathing and uncontrolled bleeding

Find us

The Cathedral Day Unit is located in Kent & Canterbury Hospital. To download a full map of the hospital please click here.

Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Ethelbert Road,

How to get here

Rail: the nearest train station is Canterbury East, which is on the Dover to London Victoria line. It is a 15 minute walk from the hospital and a short walk from the bus station. Canterbury West is on the Ramsgate to Ashford line. It is a 20 minute walk from the hospital and short bus ride from the bus station.

Bus: Route number 25 and 25A run from Canterbury bus centre to the hospital. It is a 15 minute walk from the bus station in Canterbury to the hospital.

Parking: Parking is free for first 20 minutes. Charges are clearly displayed in the Parking kiosks. There is a Maximum charge per day. Weekly tickets are available.

Disabled parking is available outside the main outpatients building. There is a charge of £2 all day. If there are any issues around parking or accessing the Centre please don’t hesitate to speak to any of the staff.

Wi-Fi: we do have a limited wifi service within the trust and can be accessed by searching networks and login into EK-Hospital-Free-Internet. The password is hospital you will be asked to provide an e-mail address and accept the terms of use given.