Welcome to the Nottinghamshire
Head and Neck Cancer Service

The aim of this website is to provide you and your family with relevant information:-
  • To better understand many of the complex medical issues that may be discussed with you, thus helping you make more informed decisions about your ongoing care.
  • About practical issues of coping and managing the problems of having Head and Neck cancer, and the possible effects of treatment

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We are a team of health professionals who care for adults with all sorts of head and neck cancers. We provide a service for the population of Nottinghamshire, parts of Leicestershire and Derbyshire. We also provide a complex specialist service for Lincolnshire.

We strive:

  • For excellence in the provision of care of patients with Head & Neck cancers along their journey from the time of their referral.
  • To work in partnership with patients, their families and carers whilst being as responsive as possible to their diverse individual needs and circumstances.
  • To provide timely information and support for patients in aiming for a normal, full and healthy lifestyle as is possible after treatment.
  • To educate all staff and professionals in contact with patients, both from other hospital services and in the community about the special and complex requirements in caring for Head & Neck cancers.
  • To carry out research on clinical care and to implement new scientific knowledge in maintaining the unit at the leading edge of Head & Neck cancer care provision.
  • To continually review on our provision of care through audit and reflect on feedback from patients, carers & relatives to ensure that the highest standards are achieved.