Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr Austen Smith

College Contact: Interface@jcst.org Specialty Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 7

Length of fellowships: 12 months

Commencing: The first Wednesday in August each year.

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

Training Centres: 

There are 7 fellows appointed annually to advanced training positions. There are currently 11 centres approved for training and fellows have the opportunity to preference which of the centres they would consider training within as part of the application process.  


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

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: 17th October 2022 Advertisements are posted in annually usually around October and will appear on Oriel and College websites. All relevant information will also be circulated to relevant committees for dissemination to trainees and will also appear on the JCST twitter feed
Applications close 30th November 2022 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: 21st December 2022 Candidates will be asked to book an interview slot via Oriel on a first come first served basis.
Interview date: January  2023 The interviews will be virtual and candidates will not need to attend in person.  Click here for the interview details


  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