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New cancer care centre official opens on north coast

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A £4.85 million cancer care centre that will bring treatment and support services closer to home is officially opening today.

The North Norfolk Macmillan Centre at Cromer and District Hospital has been built as part of the local healthcare trust's response to predictions that demand for local cancer services could increase by more than 200pc over ten years.

The centre has already started seeing patients - but the official opening takes place on Friday (October 15), ahead of a community open day for the public on the following day.

Dale Jackson, project manager for estate facilities department, Rachel Hall, information manager, and Chris Grayson, operations manager, at the new North Norfolk Macmillan Centre in Cromer. Picture: Danielle Booden - Credit: Danielle Booden

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) chairman David White and Macmillan Chief Operating Officer Simon Phillips are due to address guests including North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker, before cutting a ceremonial ribbon and joining tours of the centre, which incorporates an original 1930s hospital block formerly known as the Davison........

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