MERCYASCOT HEAD & NECK SERVICE

AN INNOVATIVE PRACTICE

The multi-disciplinary MercyAscot Head & Neck Service of complementary health specialist provide an exceptional holistic service and are focused on delivering exceptional clinical outcomes and patient experience. The team is also committed to close communication with you as the referrer, to efficiently treat and rehabilitate your patients. 

 

 

World Head and Neck cancer Day 2019

To mark 2019 World Head and Neck Cancer day on July 27, declared by the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncology Societies, the MercyAscot Head and Neck Service's team of surgeons have published a range of articles and learning resources; to help primary care professionals and patients better understand the risks, symptoms and red flags associated with head and neck cancer.

Scroll down to read articles and take part of the learning activities planned for this month, including:

 

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One stop for you and your patients

Why choose one of our one-stop clinics? 
Our one-stop clinics are designed with patients in mind. They provide streamlined services and care, eliminating delays in diagnosis by removing the need for multiple appointments. 

Neck Lump clinic

A streamlined diagnostic service for neck lumps

Facial Fracture Clinic

A seamless service for all sub-acute traumatic nasal and facial injuries

SALIVARY PATHOLOGY CLINIC

A multi-disciplinary team has expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients with salivary gland disorders.

ARTICLES BY OUR HEAD AND NECK SERVICE TEAM

17 July

Malignant Ulcer of the mouth – What you need to know

Dr Muammar Abu-Serriah, Oral, Maxillofacial Head & Neck Surgeon explains the signs and symptoms of mouth ulcers and when it is necessary to refer.

16 July

What is sialadenitis?

 

Dysfunction of the major salivary glands is common and causes significant morbidity when present.

11 July

Head and Neck Cancer: role of clinical nurse specialist & dietitian



Patients having treatment for head and neck cancer have increased nutritional requirements, especially to aid wound healing.

11 July

Neck Lumps: How not to miss neck cancerCancer

Head and neck carcinoma is on the rise and is now the fifth most common cancer worldwide. In New Zealand between 2000 and 2010....

Rajan Patel

Specialty: Head and Neck Surgery

Areas of expertise: Mouth and Skin Cancers|Neck and Facial Surgery|Otorhinolaryngology|Reconstructive Head|Thyroid and Neck Lumps

Mark Izzard

Specialty: Head and Neck Surgery

Areas of expertise: Mouth and Skin Cancers|Neck and Facial Surgery|Otorhinolaryngology|Reconstructive Head|Thyroid and Neck Lumps

Kevin Smith

Specialty: Head and Neck Surgery

Areas of expertise: Head and Neck Surgery|Mouth and Skin Cancers|Otorhinolaryngology|Salivary Gland Pathology|Thyroid and Neck Lumps

Muammar Abu-Serriah

Specialty: Head and Neck Surgery

Areas of expertise: Head and Neck Surgery|Microsurgical Reconstructive Surgery|Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Belinda Reeves

Specialty: Head and Neck Cancer Dietitian

Lou Tjauw

Specialty: Nurse Specialist Surgical Oncology