Professor Heather Payne

Professor Heather Payne

MBBS, FRCP, FRCR

Oncology

36 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Excellent experience. Prof Payne is sympathetic and explains complex issues very clearly. “
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Subspecialty

  • Clinical Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2822301
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    LOC - Leaders in Oncology Care

    95 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6AF
    227 reviews

    LOC at Chelsea

    102 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NJ
    0 reviews

    The Prostate Centre

    18 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AQ
    131 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    467 reviews

    About

    Professor Heather Payne is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, specialising in urological and prostate cancer at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust and she also sees patients privately, including at The Harley Street Clinic and The Prostate Centre.

    Professor Payne trained at St Mary’s Hospital and after qualifying, spent time in general medicine in London and Haiti.

    On her returned to London, she trained as a Clinical Oncologist, and also developed an interest in urological oncology.

    In addition to her clinical work, she is also actively involved in research, and she has pioneered a program of high-dose rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Current research interests include hormone therapy, sensitisation of hormones and radiotherapy, predictive indices for bowel toxicity with radiotherapy, proton beam therapy for prostate cancer, chemotherapy and assisting men with decision making and prostate cancer.

    Professor Payne is principal investigator in a number of international and national studies and has been published in peer-reviewed journals. She is Chair of the British Uro-oncology Group and Oncology Lead for the National Prostate Cancer Audit. She also serves on the Prostate Cancer Advisory Group for the UK.



    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • External Beam Radiotherapy
    • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy/Rapid Arc
    • Low Does Brachytherapy
    • Hormone Treatment
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Novel Hormone Therapy
    • External beam radiotherapy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Brachytherapy

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    Medical procedures

    • Chemotherapy
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    Special interests

    • Prostate Cancer
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    Education

    • MB BS 1983 University of London
    • FRCP
    • FRCR
    • Chair in Prostate Oncology August 2015 - University College London 

       

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Prostate Cancer
    20/20
    Chemotherapy
    2/20
    Advanced Prostate Cancer
    1/20
    Clinical Oncology
    1/20
    Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
    1/20
    advice on available treatments
    1/20
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    Excellent experience. Prof Payne is sympathetic and explains complex issues very clearly.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    Most caring consultant I have ever known. Consider myself lucky to be her patient.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    Excellent at explaining possible treatments and outcomes.I came away with better knowledge of my condition and considerably more at ease.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    She has always been caring, specific, encouraging, warm, friendly
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    Consulted with Heather to discuss treatment options for PC and gain some assurance and advice on the decision she helped me make. To go forward to a procedure without any doubt that it is the right one is mentally invaluable and what ever the outcome there will be no regrets. Heather was , of course, highly knowledgeable but also so very open and easy to talk to- more like picking a pals brains over a pint in the pub! For those of us of a certain age with grim memories of distant, cold consultants Heather was a breath of fresh air. I would highly recommend her for the assurance and comfort she gives whatever your decision.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    Very understanding and sympathetic approach to some tough issues
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    She is very reassuring and explained the merits and demerits of the available treatments. She involved me in the process of discussion and making final decision regarding treatment. She is very pleasant and made me feel as a friend. I appreciate her good communication skills and depth knowledge.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    Very good.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer Advanced Prostate Cancer
    She is ver knowledgable. She is very polite and courtesies and tries to explain. She is well renowned Clinical Oncologist. She has treated over 22,000 (Approx) cases with good results. My case was of prostate cancer and initially I was seen at Royal Free Hospital by Urological Surgeon. Who was sitting on my results for over 11 months and it turned to be advance prestige cancer. Later, I was referred to prof. Heather Payne by professor Roger Kirby. I was shared care with Pro. Christopher Eden (Urological Surgeon - He has operated over 11,00 cases with good results). I was treated and had good recovery and now approaching 11 years.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prostate Cancer
    I’ve been a patient of Professor Payne for over 8 years she is and always has been 5 + stars in all that she does
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