INVITATION TO JOIN AN INTERNATIONAL QUALITATIVE STUDY ON FAST-TRACK CANCER REFERRAL
We are undertaking a study comparing fast-track head and neck cancer referral in England and The Netherlands. This study is being undertaken jointly between the University of Oxford and The Free University of Amsterdam.
Several studies have identified a higher 1-year survival rate for head and neck cancer in Holland than in England, despite conditional 5-year survivals being similar and we are investigating whether differences in the referral systems may be contributing.
We are undertaking this study qualitatively and we are seeking English head and neck surgeons (not trainees) with either an ENT or maxillofacial background to volunteer to be interviewed for the English part of this study.
The study will involve a single qualitative interview at a place convenient to the participant (we’ll come to you!) lasting approximately 45 minutes. Interviews will be conducted by Steve Langton, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon.
If you would like to take part, or would like further information please contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org or text/mobile 07831622877
BASO-ACS GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
BASO Raven Travelling Fellowship
Applications are invited for The BASO Raven Travelling Fellowship 2017. The award is for a maximum of £2,000 and may be awarded to one or several individuals. The scholarship is open to UK-residents trainees or recently appointed consultants. Applicants need not be members of BASO_ACS or BASO Trainees Group (although this is desirable) but applications must relate to the aims and objectives of the Association.
Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2017
Please visit baso.org.uk for details
BASO-ACS (NIHR) PROJECT GRANT 2017
A grant awarded to assist surgeons to undertake research projects related to surgical or surgically linked cancer care.
Applications are sought for discrete projects such as projects seeking funding for the initial development of clinical trials, studies aimed at initial data collection to inform the design of a future trail or systematic reviews. Three awards up to total value of £6,000 will be made.
Closing date: Monday 2nd October 2017
Please visit www.baso.org.uk for details
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IFNOS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
The Global On Line Fellowship (GOLF)
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Consultation on H&N Cancer in Fanconi’s
Jeremy McMahon is coordinating a consultation exercise to produce a consensus document on H&N Cancer in patients with Fanconi’s Anaemia. Click here for the draft. Please contact Jeremy at: Jeremy.McMahon@ggc.scot.nhs.uk with your comments.
QUALITY OF LIFE ASSESSMENT
BAHNO is actively involved in promoting the assessment of outcomes in head and neck cancer. The measurement of health related quality of life is an important part of this process and, following a presentation at the 2001 Annual Meeting, BAHNO Council is recommending the adoption of the University of Washington questionnaire as part of the minimum dataset. Further information and details of useful websites are given in a summary prepared by Simon Rogers .
Improving Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancers
The consultation version of this document has been produced by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and is now available. It can be downloaded from the NICE website where further information about the project can be found.