Useful links for healthcare professionals and patients of cancer services in the North of Scotland.
The North Cancer Alliance works with many charities and third sector groups to improve outcomes for people with cancer.
The website www.cancersupportnorthscotland.co.uk offers specialist links to people living in the North and below is a table of other resources that are available.
|NHS Inform||NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service helping the people in Scotland to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for|
|Scottish Cancer Taskforce||The Scottish Cancer Taskforce (SCT) oversees the actions outlined within Better Cancer Care, An Action Plan.|
|National Cancer Intelligence Network||NCRAS works to drive improvements in standards of cancer care and clinical outcomes by improving and using the information collected about cancer patients for analysis, publication and research.|
|Chief Scientist Office (CSO)||CSO is part of the Scottish Government Health Directorates. Our vision is to support and increase the level of high-quality health research conducted in Scotland.|
|NRS Research Scotland||NHS Research Scotland promotes and supports excellence in clinical and translational research in Scotland so that patients can benefit from new and better treatments.|
|Children's Cancer Network||The MSN for Children and Young People with cancer, is a national network of healthcare specialists from different NHS boards across Scotland.|
|Neurology Network||The Scottish Adult Neuro-Oncology Network's (SANON) aim is to link together health professionals, patients and voluntary sector representatives to ensure the delivery of equitable, high quality, clinically effective care for patients diagnosed with brain and central nervous system tumours.|
|Scottish HPB Network||The SHPBN's aim is to ensure equity of care for all patients throughout Scotland with cancer of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder or biliary tree.|
|Scottish Sarcoma Network||Aiming to ensure equity of care for all patients in Scotland with sarcoma.|
|UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG)||You can find out what 'clinical trials' and 'health and social care research' involves as well as finding out about studies that are happening right now into any condition or disease area.|
|Cancer Support North Scotland||Providing information and signposting for patients, family and carers to cancer support services and organisations in the North of Scotland.|
|Cancer Research UK - Your urgent referral explained||Providing information on what an urgent referral is, how quickly patients will be seen and the follow up process in Scotland.|