The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust provides specialist services for cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education. Cancer Services in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust include all the health and social care services needed to diagnose, treat and care for people affected by cancer. These services are provided in a range of different places, including:
- GP surgeries
- District hospitals
- Specialist hospitals
- Patients’ own homes
The Trust is part of an innovative partnership with Cancer Research UK, Queen’s University Belfast, the Health and Social Care (HSC) Research & Development (R&D) Division and the Public Health Agency of Northern Ireland which brings together scientists, doctors and nurses from across Northern Ireland. By sharing their knowledge and expertise they are increasing the pace of research and improving treatment for patients.