Francis M. Vas B.Sc. (Hons), FRCS (ORL-HNS). Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon
  EDUCATION
1988-94     United Medical and Dental Schools of Guys and St   Thomas Hospitals
1981-88     St Joseph’s College, Croydon, Surrey

QUALIFICATIONS
FRCS (ORL-HNS)
2004 The Intercollegiate Speciality Board FRCS (Oto) Part II
1999 The Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS Part II
1998 The Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS Part I
1996 The Royal College of Surgeons of England
1996 The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland MB.BS.
1994 The University of London B.Sc. (Hons)
1991 The University of London
Upper Second Class Honours in Pharmacology

DISTINCTIONS AWARDS AND PRIZES
Postgraduate
The Royal Sussex County Hospital Trust Staff Bursary to visit the Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre 2003  
BAHNO Travelling Fellowship to visit The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane 2005
Lionel College Fellowship from The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005

Undergraduate
Distinction in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Final MBBS, University of London, June 1994
Roger Warwick Prize in Otorhinolaryngology UMDS 1993
Special Trustees B.Sc. Award UMDS 1991
Potamian Prize for Science 1988
Gilbert Prize for Academic achievement 1988

Previous appointments
Clinical Fellow and Lecturer in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery*   This job has been the perfect completion of my ENT and Head and Neck surgical training. The Fellowship at the PA Hospital is a world recognised Head and Neck Surgical experience and I have had an unparalleled amount of major Head and Neck Surgery to manage In the multidisciplinary meetings and on the wards have worked well with a superbly structured Medical and Clinical Oncology department and have been involved in research with them. I have also liaised well with the palliative care teams and have developed my communication skills to ensure a full patient focused service is provided to the Head and Neck cancer patient.

Specialist Registrar Posts
Guy’s Hospital, London, The Royal Sussex Hospital Brighton Medway Maritime Hospital ,William Harvey Hospital / Canterbury
ENT Senior House Officer Posts Great Ormond Street Hospital, London ,
The Royal Marsden Hospital London and The Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton

PUBLICATIONS
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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
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.co.uk

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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