Welcome
In June 2005, Head and Neck services for North Central London were concentrated onto the new University College Hospital site at Euston.

The centre saw the co-location of ENT and Maxillofacial Head and Neck oncology services that had previously been provided at various sites (Royal Free Hampstead, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, and UCLH).

The new hospital has invested in substantial new facilities and services and now has one of the largest Head and Neck departments in the country.

Specialist Head and Neck Services available on site include

Chemotherapy using the latest drug therapies
Radiotherapy including IMRT
Surgical services, resection of tumours and reconstruction
    with free flaps, trans-oral laser approaches
imaging
LASER treatments
PDT ( photodynamic treatment )
Weekly multidisciplinary team meetings of all new cases
Swallow assessments
Voice assessment and surgical voice restoration
Assessment for nutritional care and artificial feeding

We are able to investigate and treat a wide range of benign and malignant conditions of the Head and Neck region including Tumours of the tongue, larynx ( voice box ), pharynx ( including the tonsils ), sinuses ( maxillary, ethmoid, sphenoid and frontal ), palate, nasopharynx and upper oesophagus and trachea.

Benign masses such as branchial cysts, thyroglossal cysts, lipomas, sebaceous cysts, submandibular gland swellings. Parotid gland masses – benign and malignant. Neck lumps Thyroid gland tumours Head and neck sarcomas Paediatric and adolescent Head and Neck tumours
Patient Information







Meetings & Courses

Laryngeal Cancer Treatment & Functional Outcomes
9th-10th October 2008
:
Venue - Wellcome Institute. London

Photos of the above meeting

Contact Us
 
UCH Head and Neck Services
If you have any questions, please contact us at
University College Hospital.

Postal address

Head and Neck Services,
First Floor East 250,
Euston Road,
London NW1 2PG

Telephone via Departmental Secretariat

Sally Zalita    020 7380 9755
Jill Wellard    020 7380 6949
Marlene Bell  020 7380 9859
Allied Health Professionals 020 7380 6948

Your message will be taken and passed on
to the appropriate person or department.

e-mail headandneckcentre@uclh.nhs.uk

Fax referrals  020 7380 6952
Meet the Team
Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team
The work of the Centre is reliant on expert investigation and opinion from our entire multidisciplinary team.
This includes Surgeons, Oncologists, Special Anaesthetists, Radiologists, Cytologists, Histopathologists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Speech & Language Therapy, Dietetics. more


Links
Cancer Backup (Cancer Information Website)
http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Cancertype/Larynx
http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Cancertype/Headneck
0808 800 1234   (freephone helpline)

Changing Faces
http://www.changingfaces.com

The Health Professions Council
http://www.hpc-uk.org  

National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs   http://www.nalc.ik.com/  

Macmillan
http://www.macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan CancerLine
0808 808 2020
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