NHS inform

NHS inform is the national health information service, providing a co-ordinated approach and a single source of quality assured health information for the public in Scotland. Cancer information and advice on living with cancer is available by cancer type.


North of Scotland Cancer Network (NOSCAN)

The North of Scotland Cancer Network (NOSCAN) is the regional network that aims to improve cancer care for people living in the north of Scotland. It incorporates NHS Tayside, NHS Highland, NHS Grampian, NHS Western Isles, NHS Orkney and NHS Shetland.


South East Scotland Cancer Network (SCAN)

Our website provides a ‘one stop shop’ for cancer information, with details of local services in South East Scotland and links to national cancer websites.


West of Scotland Cancer Network (WoSCAN)

The West of Scotland Cancer Network is a collaborative embracing the four NHS Health Boards in the West of Scotland: Ayrshire and Arran, Forth Valley, Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Lanarkshire.


Scottish Cancer Research Network


NHS Scotland Chief Scientist Office


Lymphoedema Scotland


Scottish Genetics Education Network (ScotGEN)


Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with cancer

The national network of healthcare professionals from all territorial NHS Boards in Scotland; staff work collectively to provide safe, world class, cancer care for children and young people aged 0 – 24 years.

Connect With Us


Dr Ioanna Nixon, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, is the SSN's Clinical Lead.

Lindsay Campbell is the SSN's Manager and can be contacted as follows:

First Floor, St Mungo Building, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 84 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF

0141 232 1034 or 07951 273920


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