Professor Heather Payne

Professor Heather Payne

MBBS, FRCP, FRCR

Oncology

24 years of experience
24 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very pleasant lady. She gives very explicit information. She makes you feel so much at ease. Very Re assuring and it’s always a pleasure to discuss anything with her. “
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Subspecialties

  • Clinical Oncology
  • Medical 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

    The Harley Street Clinic

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

    The Prostate Centre

    18 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AQ
    209 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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    Procedures

    • Chemotherapy
    • Hormone Therapy
    • Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)
    • Radiotherapy
    • Radiotherapy
    • RapidArc or Volume Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
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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
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    Prostate Cancer
    25/25
    Chemotherapy
    2/25
    Clinical Oncology
    1/25
    Hormone Therapy
    1/25
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    Very pleasant lady. She gives very explicit information. She makes you feel so much at ease. Very Re assuring and it’s always a pleasure to discuss anything with her.
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    Patient seen for:
    I have the highest regard for Professor Payne's clinical skills and professionalism.
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    Dr Payne , very attentive. Always has time for you , explains circumstances easy to understand. Superb concise advise .
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    A thorough understanding of her subject and a most helpful ability to reassure when necessary.
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    (5/5)
    The world requires thousands like HerThis Professor was unbelievable And so very very good at her job and with people This is something I never say. This Lady Professor Dr was. So. So god at her work and people. Can not think to highly of. Professor. Heather. Payne. A needle in the Amazon
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    Patient seen for:
    Excellent experience. Prof Payne is sympathetic and explains complex issues very clearly.
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Most caring consultant I have ever known. Consider myself lucky to be her patient.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    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 Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    She has always been caring, specific, encouraging, warm, friendly
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    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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