Sheffield Teaching Hospitals awarded 'centre of excellence' status for brain tumour treatment

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals’ Brain Tumour Centre has been honoured for the quality of treatment, research and care it provides.

By Robert Cumber
Tuesday, 31st May 2022, 12:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st May 2022, 12:01 pm

It is one of six new centres across the country to be awarded the Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence status this year, taking the total number across the UK to 17.

Mr Y Al-Tamimi, consultant neurosurgeon and cancer site lead for neuro-oncology at the hospitals trust, said: “We are incredibly proud of our neuro-oncology team for the outstanding care and commitment they have shown in providing excellent care for our patients, despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The neuro-oncology team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“To be awarded the Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence status is testament to their efforts and we are thrilled to be able to contribute to the combined ambition to make excellent care accessible for all people with brain tumours across the UK.”

The award was set up by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission as part of its work to ensure every patient has access to excellent care.