See below a list of links that you may find useful, please note that we are not responsible for the information contained on these sites.
The 3 Counties Cancer Network
The 3 Counties Cancer Network (3CCN) was established to facilitate partnerships between primary, secondary and tertiary providers and the voluntary sector in the provision of services to people with cancer. Its core objectives are to ensure the provision of consistent, high quality and equitable services through strong leadership and management of national guidance. To learn more please click on the icon to the left of this paragraph.
3 Counties Cancer Network Voice
The Patient Involvement and Information Team are an integral part of the 3CCN Team. This website is available for anyone affected by cancer, the site offers further details of involvement in cancer services, meetings, conferences and events that are held throughout the Three Counties.
If you would like to learn more about the work undertaken by the team please click on the link on the left.
National Institute of Health Research
The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) oversees the work of all research organisations in the UK, conducting leading edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public.
Please click on the icon to the left of the paragraph to learn more.
National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre
The National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network Co-ordinating Centre (NIHR CRN CC) supports clinical research across the country, facilitating the conduct of trials and other well designed studies within the NHS. This organisation oversees the work of 25 Comprehensive Local research networks (CLRN). If you would like to learn more please click on the icon to the left of this paragraph.
West Midlands South CLRN
West Midlands South CLRN covers the area of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry and Warwickshire offering support to the Cancer Research Networks with training & education, governance and funding.
National Cancer Research Network
The National Cancer Research Network (NCRN) oversees 32 regional research networks across England. The role of the NCRN is to help imporve the NHS infrastructure to support clinical research and to integrate it into patients cancer care. The NCRN is overseen by the Department of Health since its creation in April 2001. If you would like to learn more or view a full list of cancer clincial trials available across the country please click on the icon to the left of this paragraph.
National Cancer Research Institute
National Cancer Research Institute was set up in 2001 to develop a scheme for Cancer Research which would avoid the unneccessary duplication of efforts in the management of cancer research. This organisation involves the partnership of government, charity and industry - forming 21 of the member organisations who work together for the benefit of patients the public and the scientific community. If you would like to know more about how to get involved in the development and design of cancer clincial trials then click on this link.
- Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Please follow the link to find out more information about Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals.
- Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust
Please find information about Hereford County Hospital.
- Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust
Please find information about Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
- Macmillan Cancer Website
Macmillan Cancer Support is an organisation which helps to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
Cancer Bacup leaflets are available from this site and further information on Cancer Clinical Trials.
- Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK is one of the leading world charity's which is dedicated to beating cancer through research.
- Cancer Help UK
Cancer Help UK offers patients easy to understand information on Cancer Research across the United Kingdom.
- The Rarer Cancers Forum
The Rarer Cancers Forum offers information and advice to people with less common forms of cancer.
- Clinical Trials Site
This site contains information about federally and privately supported Clinical Trials in the United States and around the world.
- Arden Cancer Research Network
The Arden Network covers hospitals in Coventry, Warwickshire and parts of Worcestershire. Please follow the link to learn more.
- Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire Cancer Research Network
This Cancer Research Network was formed in 2001, the network employs 32 staff spread across 6 acute trusts: North Bristol, Royal United Hospital Bath, Taunton and Somerset, University Hospitals Bristol, Weston Area Health and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Trusts.
- Greater Midlands Cancer Network
The Greater Midlands Cancer Research Network covers hospital trusts within Stafford, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Kidderminster, Dudlet, Shrewsbury, Telford and Stoke
- Pan Birmingham Cancer Research Network
The Pan Birmingham Cancer Research Network covers a population of 1.8 million.
- Thames Valley Cancer Research Network
The Thames Valley Cancer Research Network was established in 2001, the current population is 2.5 million covering Oxfordshire, Buckingham, Berkshire and Swindon.