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British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
Welcome to the British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists, a multi-disciplinary society for healthcare professionals involved in the study and treatment of head and neck cancer.
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BAHNO Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

Thanks to everyone who made this such a fantastic meeting!


Save the date for next year: 15th May 2020


Clinician Area

BAHNO is the only multi-disciplinary organisation for medical professionals involved in head & neck oncology in the UK.  BAHNO actively supports research and the promotion of good practice in this area. The Annual Scientific Meeting attracts National and International experts and is a highlight of the academic calendar.

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Patient Area

BAHNO is a  multi-disciplinary professional organisation that speaks for head and neck cancer patients in the UK. Our members are involved in research to find best treatments for patients and BAHNO supports the Trial for Every Patient initiative. We have a close association with other organisations which enables patients to access information on all areas of their treatment.


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BAHNO was formed in 1995 – having previously been known since 1967 as the Association of Head and Neck Oncologists of Great Britain.  Head and Neck Cancer is a complex condition and its treatment involves several different medical specialties  - BAHNO brings Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, Radiologists, Pathologists, Specialist Nurses and Surgeons together in a search for better outcomes and prevention.

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News & Events

Keep up to date with the news and events at BAHNO. To explore the archive for News please click here.


Professor Maura L Gillison presents at BAHNO

Professor Maura L Gillison was the Blair Hesketh invited speaker at the recent BAHNO Annual Scientific Meeting.  Over 300 delegates listened to her presentation on the...

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BAHNO Latest Events

3rd African Head and Neck Society Conference

Includes 3rd AfHNS Head and Cadaver Dissection Workshop

National Head & Neck Conference - "Facing Forward"

This is a National Bi-Annual Head & Neck Nursing Conference organised by the British Association of Head & Neck Nurses (BAHNON). It is mainly attended by nurses working...

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