Cancer services

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.

Cancer types

There are many different types of cancer. This section has details on cancer groups and  care pathways.

Cancer treatments

This section provides information on the treatments we provide to help treat and manage a range of cancers.

Support services

We offer a variety of support services for cancer-related issues, from physiotherapy to diet advice.

For patients

This section provides you, your family and friends with additional details about our cancer services.

For professionals

This section has information for health professionals, including key guidance on red flag referrals.

Contact us

There are a number of ways to contact us. Full details on how to get in touch are available here.