The Christie has been working with Indian colleagues at the Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MIOT) in Chennai in South West India and the Tata Medical Centre in Kolkata, West Bengal for a number of years. 


Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MIOT)

MIOT International is a super-speciality hospital offering expert treatment in 46 specialities.  It is a 1000-bed facility caring for patients from 129 countries.

MIOT have established an Institute for Cancer Cure and as a part of this has encouraged international partners to engage in joint education initiatives.

One such event was held in November 2014 as part of an Indo British Health Initiative. Senior clinicians and managers from The Christie visited Chennai and gave a series of lectures on the work we are undertaking to drive improvements in cancer care.

Tata Medical Centre

The Tata Medical Centre opened in 2011 as a new hospital with 150 beds providing care for a range of medical conditions including oncology.  We have been working with colleagues there to advise on their radiotherapy developments, including the type of equipment and services that would best serve their patients.

In association with the Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, The Christie delivered an intensive on-campus Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) preparatory course with additional online teaching material available in Jan 2015.

The 1st FRCR (Clinical Oncology) Examinations in Kolkata took place in Feb 2015. 

Surgical education

The Christie has been running surgical education and exam preparation (MRCS/FRCS) courses since 2012 and attracts delegates from all over the world. The faculty is currently developing an FRCS exit exam preparation course to be delivered in India in 2016.