Dr Catherine Heath
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Dr Catherine Heath

Dr Catherine Heath
Catherine
Heath
MB, ChB(Hons), MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Prostate cancer, Bladder, Testicular cancer

Overview

Centres

Southampton
Southampton

Spire Hospital, Chalybeate Close, Southampton, SO16 6UY

50.93096, -1.43201
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+44 (0)238 127 7900
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Specialises in

Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer
Bladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bladder cancer
Testicular cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Testicular cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy

Dr Catherine Heath graduated from medical school in Sheffield in 1992 with Honours. She trained in general medicine in Sheffield passing the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1995 and then went on to specialist training in Clinical Oncology at Leeds, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 1998. She spent a year in clinical research as a Clinical Fellow in Radiation Oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada between 2000/2001.

Dr Heath was appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Southampton in early 2002 with a subspecialty interest in urological malignancies. Her main interests involve the non-surgical treatment of prostate cancer including radical external beam radiotherapy, prostate brachytherapy and systemic therapies. She is Principal Investigator on a number of national prostate radiotherapy trials including PIVOTALboost.

She also has interests in bladder cancer and radiotherapy for testicular cancer. Dr Heath set up the Southampton Prostate Brachytherapy Seed Implant service in early 2006 and High Dose Rate Prostate Brachytherapy service in 2013. Dr Heath is a founding member and executive committee member of the British Uro-Oncology Group.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Year qualified

  • 1992

Education

Universities

  • Medical school in Sheffield in 1992

Fellowship

  • Royal College of Radiologists in 1998
  • Radiation Oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada between 2000/2001

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • External beam radiotherapy
  • LDR & HDR
  • Prostate brachytherapy
  • Prostate cancer chemotherapy

 

Clinical Interests

  • Current national multi-centre trials 
Professional memberships

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Trustee of the British Uro-Oncology Group (BUG)