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P138 Mouth Cancer - Treatment and Ongoing Care

Speakers: Fiona Ellwood M.Ed L.M, PG Cert MDent, BA (Hons) Ed st. LCGI (Hon) FFGDP (UK) Philip Lewis BDS Richard Porter Emma RileyDr Andrew Osafo BDS Dip Sed FIADFE

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Webinar Details

Mouth Cancer Action Month is held in November every year and is supported by the Mouth Cancer Foundation and the Oral Health Foundation.

This webinar is in collaboration with the Mouth Cancer Foundation and is a part of a series of webinars on the subject of mouth cancer.


This webinar will look at the treatment options and ongoing care for the mouth cancer patient.

Host: Mahesh Kumar, consultant OMFS

  • Surgical treatment - Mr Shahme Farook Consultant OMFS / Head & Neck Surgeon Colleague
  • Maintenance and mangement - Emma Riley Macmillan Nurse Consultant
  • Whole team roles - Fiona Ellwood
  • Restorative management of patients in primary and secondary care - Richard Porter
  • Management in primary care - Andrew Osafo

Learning Outcomes


To explore

  • How the patient may be treated looking at medical and surgical care showing the patient journey
  • Treatment options, prognosis
  • Long term and short term care what would be expected in GDP
  • Looking at long term effects of treatment from dry mouth, radiotherapy and surgery


On completion of this webinar you will have an awareness of treatment options and prognosis. Long and short term care that may be expected in primary care.

The Speakers

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Fiona Ellwood M.Ed L.M, PG Cert MDent, BA (Hons) Ed st. LCGI (Hon) FFGDP (UK)

Patron SBDN Chair NOHPG

I have a range of roles and responsibilities across the UK. I am currently an External Examiner in Ireland (University Trinity College Dublin and Cork) and University West of Scotland covering the Higher qualifications for dental nurses. I am a member of the Editorial Board for Dental Nursing and the Chair of the National Oral Health Promotion Group. I am a subject expert for the University of Bangor and a Quality Assurance Education Associate for the General Dental Council. I provide short courses for Health Education England and I am part of the Dental Advisory Group for Dental Partners UK. I am the Quality Assurance and Enhancement Director for Leamington Spa Orthodontics. I provide mentorship and am a member of Dental Mentors UK. In addition, I have a number of appointments which include: Chair of the National Oral Health Promotion Group; Patron Society of British Dental Nurses; member of the Scottish Advisory Board for DCPs; DCP lead for the Human Factors Group. I am Founder and Patron of the Society of British Dental Nurses, which is going from strength to strength and Vice Chair of BSDHT. I was honoured to be elected the President of BADN

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Philip Lewis BDS

President Mouth Cancer Foundation

Philip has had an interest in the early detection of mouth cancer for many years and continues to be heavily involved with the subject. In 2013 he was appointed an Ambassador for the Mouth Cancer Foundation, becoming its President in 2020.

 He has a special interest in raising public awareness of the subject and promoting self-examination. This is especially important in times when access to dental appointments may be limited.

 Philip has always taken a keen interest in postgraduate education and the development of dentistry. As well as writing and lecturing on mouth cancer he serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of several dental magazines and has received awards for commitment to postgraduate education.

Philip regularly writes for the dental press and lectures to dental professionals on a variety of clinical and practice management topics as well as giving talks on dental related subjects to groups of the general public.

 In addition, Philip is a long-serving member of the British Dental Association and now acts as a media spokesperson.

 Philip Lewis continues to run a single-handed practice on the Isle of Wight. His wife Joy acts as receptionist/practice manager. His daughters Chloe and Sarah are both qualified dental nurses.

Outside of dentistry, Philip takes an interest in music, drama and travel.

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Richard Porter

Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at St Georges Hospital South West London

Richard is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at St Georges Hospital in South West London. He was appointed in 2007 and was care group lead for 8 years. 

He is a core member of the Head and Neck Cancer MDT for St Georges Hospital and The Royal Marsden Foundation Trusts.

He works within the wider team with oncologists, surgeons, SALT, nutritionists, clinical nurse specialists and pathologists. His main roles are the planning rehabilitation for patients with HANC, blood cancers, medically compromised patients and patients who have experience severe traumatic deformity.

He works closely with local GDPs for HANC patients.

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Emma Riley

Healthcare Services Director at RIS Products

Emma has over 25 years experience as a dental nurse and oral health educator and spent 17 years working as a dental nurse specialist at The Pennine Acute Hospital Trust in Manchester. The last 7of those years she was a sponsored Macmillan Oral Health Practitioner, the only role of its kind in the UK. 

Emma has presented nationally and internationally on the importance of oral health with oncology patients, with a strong focus on head, neck and throat patients and has also had articles published on her role including evidence of a reduction in incidence of aspiration pneumonia with good oral care and mucositis. She was also a key member of the UKOMIC board.

In 2015 she was awarded Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing and the current Chair of The Society of British Dental Nurses and as ambassador as the expert on oncology oral health and advises on end of life care and oral health for patients with complex health issues. In November 2014 Emma was privileged to be invited to be the key note speaker in the House of Commons at the launch of mouth cancer awareness month. In her current role for RIS Healthcare Emma continues to champion oral health and currently leads her teams providing elderly oral health improvement programmes for the Rochdale Public Health Department and similar programmes in Wigan and Oldham.

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Dr Andrew Osafo BDS Dip Sed FIADFE

Dentist and Mouth Cancer Foundation Ambassador

Andrew graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2003 and works in primary and secondary care. He has a special interest in Minimally Invasive Dentistry, Facial Aesthetics, Pain free dentistry and Orthodontics. Dr Osafo also enjoys writing articles and tests products for several companies. Andrew is an ambassador for the Mouth Cancer Foundation. In 2019 Andrew received the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics Fellowship. Fellowship in the Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics is by invitation to those members of the dental industry who have distinguished themselves.