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National Head & Neck Oncology Meeting


Mr David Hamilton

David (known as “Winnie) is a consultant ENT, head, neck and thyroid surgeon at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.  His clinical work centres on developing safe processes of care, reducing inequality and developing the roles of Allied Healthcare Professionals and trainee surgeons. His research is currently funded by the MRC and NIHR Clinical Academic Research Partnership and he is running the Laryngeal Cancer Cohort (LARCH).

His research interests are broad but his main focus is on optimising patient centred outcomes in head and neck cancer.  He has expertise in shared decision making and informed consent and co-led the development of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh “Informed Consent: Sharing the Decision” ICONS course.