Welcome to the Northern Ireland Cancer Network

The Northern Ireland Cancer Network is a partnership of HSCNI organisations, academic, charity, cancer specialists and service users working in collaboration to deliver safe and effective care, improve cancer clinical outcomes and enhance patients and carers experience and quality of life.

Who are we & what do we do?

The Northern Ireland Cancer Network was formed in 2004 as Northern Ireland’s first Regional Clinical Network and links together the organisations that provide care for people with cancer across the 5 Health & Social care trusts in Northern Ireland.  The Network is part of the Health and Social Care Board. 

We do not actively deliver patient care, but work closely with service users, health professionals and managers to improve cancer services and to implement national and local NHS strategies. 


  • support our members in the delivery of services that are evidence based
  • ensure equity of access and uniform quality of services for the population of Northern Ireland, and
  • work across organisational boundaries following the patient pathway.

Read more about NICaN

Living with Cancer - Information Evening - Tuesday, 16th January at 7pm

Tuesday, 16th January at 7pm

Tobar Mhuire, Crossgar

Have you or someone you love/care for had a cancer diagnosis in the last couple of years? Would you like to find out about information and support available for people living with cancer?

Come along to Tobar Mhuire, Crossgar on 16th January to find out about plans for a free health and well-being programme for local people living with cancer and have your say about the programme that will start in February.