Cancer and Surgical Innovation Centre online information event

Image of CASIC Join us on Monday 24 June from 7-8pm and hear about our new Cancer and Surgical Innovation Centre (CASIC). 

Joint Chief of Service for Surgery, Geeta Aggarwal, will explain how the Centre will see us build upon our world-class services in traditional and robotic surgery. Take a sneak peek of the finished development, with a virtual tour of the building which will enhance our theatre capacity and improve patient experiences and outcomes throughout Surrey and the South East. 

Further information about the new Cancer and Surgical Innovation Centre:

  • The new centre will enable Royal Surrey to treat 7,000 more patients every year, including those with a life-threatening cancer diagnosis.
  • Royal Surrey is a regional centre for cancer services supporting a population of up to 3 million (around 4.5% of the UK’s population).
  • 60% of surgical procedures carried out at Royal Surrey are cancer-related.
  • The new centre will reduce waiting times leading to better outcomes. Patient experience will be improved with all the care needed, taking place in one highly specialised setting.
  • As a centre for innovation and technology, the new facility will support future surgical specialist through research, training and education.
  • The new centre will bring together world-leading surgical experts, enabling them to share knowledge and ideas to speed up the development of new surgical techniques and practices.
  • Royal Surrey is already one of the UK’s leading NHS providers of robotic surgery and will be looking to increase the use of surgical robots at the new centre.

Join the event on MS Team event and find out more about this exciting project. 

Not got Teams? No problem. You do not need to download MS Teams to attend – select the option to ‘Join on the web' instead.

If you have any questions contact the communications team.

Everyone is welcome and there is no need to book in advance.