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Head and Neck

The Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) work alongside the Maxillo-Facial, Ear Nose and Throat, and Thyroid surgeons to support patienst and families diagnosed affected by this cancer.

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS FT have three Head and Neck Clinical Nurse Specialists who support those patients that need surgery here at the Manchester Royal Infirmary .  Philip Bryce and Barbara Farrimond are based her at the Manchester Royal Infirmary.   Andrea Urban can be contacted for those patients who are seen first at Trafford General Hospital.

The nurse specialists   support to patients and their families, from diagnosis, throughout their treatment and  following treatment.  The team work closely with doctors and the specialists teams based at the Christie hospital for those patients who require chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatments.

Cancer Nurse Specialists

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Barbara Farrimond
0161 2768646


Philip Bryce
0161 9012532


Trafford General Hospital

Andrea Urban       
0161 934 8679


Working Hours

Monday - Friday  08.30 - 5.00 pm