Making treatment decisions

Who will be involved in my treatment decision?

A team of experts will decide on the best treatment for you. But you should always be able to talk about it or look into getting a second opinion about these decisions.

The role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

A photograph of Vicki, a CNS.

The role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Patients and Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust discuss the practical and emotional support a CNS offers to people living with cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Patients and Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust discuss the practical and emotional support a CNS offers to people living with cancer.

About our cancer information videos

How treatment is planned

Your care will be managed by a group of health professionals that have expert knowledge in your type of cancer.

Getting a second opinion

Your treatment will be planned using national guidelines, but you may still want another medical opinion.

Making a complaint

If you are unhappy with the treatment or care you have received, you may want to make a complaint

Clinical negligence

If care given by a healthcare professional falls below an acceptable standard and causes injury or death, you can claim compensation for the harm done.