Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr A Smith

College Contact: Nadia Permall, Specialty Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 7

Length of fellowships: 12 months

Commencing: 4th August 2021

Parent Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery

Training Centres: 


Lead Trainer 

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Mr L Newman

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr P Matteucci

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr M Ho

Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Mr R Simo

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Mr N Mani

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Mr P Kyzas 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr A Jones / Mr S Lester

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr J O'Hara

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Mr J Clibbon

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr M Potter

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr N Beasley

7 fellows are appointed annually to advanced training positions in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology. There are currently 10 centres approved for training and trainees have the opportunity to preference which of the centres they would consider training within as part of the application process.

For more information about TIG Fellowships, please refer to the JCST Website.


Please refer to the timetable below for key dates in the application process. 

Recruitment Activity Date Information
Applications open: W/C- 21st December 2020 Advertisements are posted in annually usually around December on NHS Jobs, Oriel and College websites. All relevant information will also be circulated to relevant committees for dissemination to trainees
Applications close 22nd January 2021 The applications window is around 4 weeks. It is important to check the closing date as late applications are not accepted. All applications are completed online through the national system, Oriel.
Latest date candidates will be invited to interview by: 11th February 2021 Shortlisting will not take place and all applicants that meet the eligibility criteria will be offered an interview.
Interview date: 22nd February 2021 As part of the recruitment process candidates will be required to provide the details of 2 references before the interview date. One of the references must be from the Training Programme Director.


  If you have further questions, or would like to be emailed when the vacancy opens, please contact either: 


•Candidate Support Line: 01454 252610

•Email Support: sevrecruitment.sw@hee.nhs.uk