All patients diagnosed with a suspected soft tissue or bone sarcoma, should be referred for diagnosis at a sarcoma specialist centre or at a diagnostic clinic under the direction of a sarcoma specialist centre.

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Here are all of the  sarcoma specialist centres/multidisciplinary teams (MDT) in the UK.  

England

Bone and soft tissue specialist centres:

North of England Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service/ Newcastle Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Greater Manchester and Oswestry Sarcoma Service (GMOSS)/ Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Oswestry/Manchester Royal Infirmary/The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Manchester

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Birmingham

OXSARC - The Oxford Sarcoma Service/ Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

The London Sarcoma Service/ University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustRoyal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Soft tissue specialist centres:

Liverpool Sarcoma Service/ Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust 

Leeds Regional Sarcoma Service/ Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.

Sheffield Sarcoma Unit/ Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.

The Midland Abdominal & Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Unit/University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

East Midlands Sarcoma Service/Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.

Bristol Sarcoma Service/ North Bristol NHS Trust. Bone sarcomas are referred to the Oxford Sarcoma Service.

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

Exeter Sarcoma Service/ Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

The Royal Marsden Hospital.

The London Sarcoma Service. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust.

Wales

North Wales. All soft tissue and bone sarcomas are referred to Greater Manchester and Oswestry Sarcoma Service (GMOSS).

South Wales Sarcoma Multi-Disciplinary Team. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.

Northern Ireland

Sarcoma Multi-Disciplinary Team. Bone sarcomas and soft tissue sarcomas are diagnosed and treated across a number of hospitals including Musgrave Park Hospital Belfast, Ulster Hospital Dundonald, and Belfast City Hospital.

Scotland

Scottish Sarcoma Network Soft tissue and bone sarcomas are treated at the following regional centres:

  • Aberdeen
  • Dundee
  • Edinburgh 
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness

Last updated August 2015