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Nick Slevin

Job title

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Associate Medical Director

Phone number

0161 446 3361

Fax number

0161 446 8426




Non surgical management of head and neck cancer


Senior Responsible Owner for Manchester Protons; Director of Network Services

Professional biography

Professor Slevin was the first chair of the National Cancer Research Institute's head and neck group and the Royal College of Radiologists' first lead of the head and neck electronic network. He is current Chair of NHS England Commissioning through Evaluation Advanced Radiotherapy, having moved from NHS England Radiotherapy Clinical Reference Group Chair (2012-2014). He was previously an FRCR examiner. The head and neck team at The Christie treats 550 new patients a year with radiotherapy and is responsible for induction, synchronous and palliative chemotherapy as well as phase 2/3 clinical trials. The team has excellent surgical and diagnostic colleagues and a pre-eminent medical physics group. The service and research are underpinned by exceptional nurse specialists, research nurses and radiography staff as well as SALTs, dental colleagues, smoking cessation, dietetics and gastrostomy service.