Your care

People sometimes find the healthcare system confusing. We explain the medical team if you have pancreatic cancer, and the care available.

It can sometimes be difficult to work out how to get the care and support you need, especially if you have never had to do it before. In this section we have information about your medical team, and the care available at hospital and in your own home.

Key facts

The care you should expect and receive

Everyone with pancreatic cancer should expect a good standard of care. There are guidelines for cancer care across the UK.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have produced guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  This may help you understand the care you should have and make decisions about your treatment.

The care you should expect and receive: Patient charter

Updated October 2021

Review date February 2024