Registration and accreditation

Cancer Centre London and Parkside Hospital both have an impeccable record of compliance with the legal standards of care for healthcare facilities.

Cancer Centre London is registered by the Care Quality Commission and bound by the Health and Social Care Act 2008. The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care, provided by hospitals, nursing homes and other residential units. The centre undergoes regular inspections by the Commission in order to retain this registration. A copy of their most recent inspection report for Cancer Centre London is available on their website at

Cancer Centre London is also a BUPA approved Breast Cancer Centre, BUPA approved MRI Unit and BUPA Accredited Stem Cell Transplant Centre.

All consultants working at Cancer Centre London have to apply for Practising Privileges.  In order to gain practising privileges the consultant has to demonstrate compliance with a number of parameters including:

  • GMC certificate
  • GMC specialist registration
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance (formally CRB)
  • Annual appraisals
  • Approval by Medical Advisory Committee of Cancer Centre London