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Navigating the system

Dealing with the NHS, social services and other agencies that you may come across, after being diagnosed with a brain tumour, a completely new and intimidating experience.

Knowing how these agencies work, who is involved in your care and what they do, what questions to ask and what to do if you are not satisfied, can help make your experience less confusing and more manageable.

How the NHS works

See how the NHS works and how the different bodies all work together.

Find out more

Child health team (MDT)

Understand the roles of the professionals that make up your child's health team.

About different roles

Your health team (MDT)

Your health team will be made up of many different professionals with different specialties.

Learn who's who

Getting a second opinion

You're currently entitled to ask for a second opinion following your diagnosis.

Find out how

Questions to ask

Questions to ask, so you can understand your condition and make informed decisions.

What to ask your MDT