Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr M Ragbir

College Contact: Nadia Permall, Specialty Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 7

Length of fellowships: 12 months

Commencing: 22nd June

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.




Are posted in annually around January on NHS Jobs, Oriel and College websites. All relevant information will also be circulated to relevant committees for dissemination to trainees. 


The window for application is usually 4 weeks in length. It is important to check the closing date as late applications are not accepted. All applications are completed online through the national system, Oriel.


As part of the recruitment process candidates will be required to bring two references with them to the interviews; one of these must be from the Training Programme Director.


Are usually held in February/March each year.