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The Royal Marsden opened its doors in 1851 as the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.

Today it operates as a specialist cancer hospital and National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre for Cancer, working closely with its principal academic partner, the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR).

Together, The Royal Marsden and the ICR are ranked in the top five cancer centres in the world for the impact of their research, treating over 59,000 NHS and private patients every year.

It is a centre of excellence with an international reputation for groundbreaking research and pioneering the very latest in cancer treatments and technologies, as well as specialising in cancer diagnosis and education.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust operates from two centres, in Chelsea and Sutton, and also has a Medical Daycare Unit at Kingston Hospital. It is also the founder and host of RM Partners, the Cancer Alliance for west London, which includes St George’s Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial. Healthcare NHS Trust, and other trust and clinical commissioning group (CCG) partners across north west and south west London.

Values of the Trust 

Pioneering Change

The trust is a leader in cancer researcg and drives continuous innovation to improve the lives of patients

Pursuing Excellence

The trust strice to be experts in their chosen field working to deliver outstanding quality in all that they do

Working Collaboratively

Working in an inclusive way bringing together different expertise, partners and resources to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Showing Kindness

Aspiring to create a world class experience where all patients, staff and partners feel valued and respected.

Know the Location

Life in London


London welcomes everyone through numerous attractive advantages and exceedingly good times. London is one of the world’s most visited cities, the city has something for everyone. From history and culture to great food. London has about 2000 years of history and is deeply cosmopolitan and exotic. It is a fact that one-third of Londoners were born overseas. With such diversity, London’s cultural dynamism makes it among the world’s most international cities.


Education in London is renowned for its excellence and diversity, offering a rich tapestry of educational opportunities for learners of all ages. The city boasts a world-class education system that caters to a wide range of interests and aspirations. From prestigious universities and colleges to top-tier secondary schools and innovative vocational institutions, London provides a fertile ground for intellectual growth and personal development.

Students in London benefit from the expertise of highly qualified educators, state-of-the-art facilities, and a stimulating academic environment. The city's vibrant multicultural atmosphere fosters inclusivity, encouraging collaboration and cross-cultural understanding among students from various backgrounds.

Whether pursuing a degree in the arts, sciences, business, or any other field, education in London opens doors to endless possibilities, nurturing bright minds and preparing them for success on a global stage.

City Traffic
City Traffic

Transportation Hub

London's public transport is considered as one of the best systems in the world. Although the city has great roads and connectivity, London is the most walkable city on the planet. Trust us, there’s nothing better than a walk along the Thames.

The main source of public transport in London revolves around the Underground or the Tube as it is called by Londoners. This extensive network of 12 lines can get you to most places in the centre of the city quickly

The people outside the UK believe that the capital's transport system is one of the safest and most efficient public transport networks in the world. The Underground and the ever-cheerful London cabbie come in for particularly high praise.

Food & Drinks

London's food doesn't come any more traditional - or tasty - than good old pie and mash. The Londoners particularly love to have tea a lot.

Fish and chips are a delicious, fried dish that comprises batter-coated, fried fish and chips. This delightful yet straightforward meal originated in England and has become one of the most famous London foods. It is best served hot and is eaten as a main course – but you can find it as a take-away snack from food stalls around London.

The English Breakfast is one of the best London foods, and many cafes and pubs serve it at any time of the day.


The city has numerous eateries, restaurants and pubs that you find in every corner serving multiple cuisines from Mexican tortillas, Italian pastas, Indian kebabs, Chinese dishes to tasty Japanese sushi. Almost every street in the city has cafes and pubs that exuberate anyone and everyone.  

Curries at Camden Market London
Rush Hour


London welcomes everyone and represents the cosmopolitan world, you will definitely find it as an extremely amazing place to live and add value to your lifestyle. Amazingly, the ‘Big Smoke’ is home to more than 270 nationalities and 300 languages.

The society of London is a multicultural society and the people are welcoming of every culture and creed.

The level of politeness among British people may surprise you at first as it’s certainly more prevalent than in some other countries. Don’t worry though because it’s easy to get used to; just say ‘thank you’ when someone has given you something or moved out of the way for you, ‘please’ when asking for something and ‘sorry’ should you bump into someone or inconvenience them slightly.

Why join Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Marsden is one of the largest comprehensive cancer centres in Europe, operating from two centres in Chelsea and Sutton. Their dedicated teams are at the heart of centre of excellence and the reason why they have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC (Care Quality Commission).

Together with the ICR, The Royal Marsden is ranked in the top five cancer centres in the world for the impact of their research.

With an international reputation and commitment to developing employee careers, the trust is at the forefront of cancer research and quality delivery of patient care.

Aside from this the Trust also offers the following benefits:

  • Flexible working

  • Rewards and benefits

  • Training and development programmes

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