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

24 September

Prostates, PSA’s and peeing problems - in support of Blue September

Dr Andrew Williams (consultant urologist) together with Dr Remy Lim (consultant radiologist), will discuss new trends in prostate cancer investigation and management, what are the recommendations for PSA testing and who should be referred for further investigation.

24 September

Management of first aid dental and other common oral conditions

Dr Muammar Abu-Serriah, an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon will present on how to manage first aid dental and maxillofacial problems, and some of the complications that could arise, such as traumatic tooth loss (avulsed tooth), gingivitis, infection, dry socket.

24 September

Video - Neck lumps, head and neck cancers and the role of HPV

In this webinar Mr Rajan Patel, a consultant Head and Neck surgeon at Auckland Head & Neck Surgery, MercyAscot Head and Neck Service, presented this webinar on assessing and managing neck lumps, red flags for head and neck cancers and the role of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in this setting.

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.

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

Belinda Reeves

Specialty: Head and Neck Cancer Dietitian

Lou Tjauw

Specialty: Nurse Specialist Surgical Oncology