Meet the team
Our consultants in radiotherapy are clinical oncologists, and will be in charge of your care and treatment.
Dr Diana Ayres
Dr Ayres is a clinical oncologist with experience in general practice, acute medicine, geriatrics, psychiatry and oncology.Read full profile
Dr Andrew Bateman
Dr Bateman joined the Trust in 2003, and has a sub-specialty interest in gastrointestinal cancer.Read full profile
Dr Andrew Bates
Dr Bates has a sub-specialty interest in lung cancers and haematological malignancies.Read full profile
Dr Adityanarayan Bhatnagar
Dr Bhatnagar joined the Trust in 2006, and has a sub-specialty interest in lung cancer and urological malignancies including prostate brachytherapy.Read full profile
Dr Charles Hamilton
Dr Hamilton is a consultant clinical oncologist.
Dr Catherine Heath
Dr Heath is our lead clinician for treatment of urological malignancies including external beam radiotherapy (IMRT with image guidance), prostate brachytherapy (low dose rate and high dose rate) and radioisotopes including radium-223. Read full profile
Dr Jennifer Marshall
Dr Marshall has experience in chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormone therapy for treatment of early stage and metastatic breast cancer, as well as radioiodine therapy and external beam radiotherapy for thyroid cancer.Read full profile
Dr Vicky McFarlane
Dr McFarlane sub-specialises in the treatment of gynaecological and anal cancers, treating patients with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and high dose rate brachytherapy.Read full profile
We have a team of experienced radiographers, who will operate the radiotherapy equipment during your visits. These are the members of our team who you will probably see most often, and they can answer any questions about your treatment and the procedures involved.
Our team includes
- eight superintendent radiographers
- 15 senior radiographers
- 20 junior radiographers
Our radiographers and oncologists are supported by a team of additional staff, who you may meet. They include
- a staff grade doctor
- seven specialist registrars
- healthcare assistants
- three administrative staff
- radiotherapy physicists
- dosimetrists, responsible for drawing up your treatment plan.
Our department also has close links with other healthcare professionals who may be involved in your treatment, such as
- occupational therapists
- specialist and liaison nurses
- biomechanical engineers
- admin and clerical staff
- Macmillan information and support staff
The League of Friends also have a presence in the radiotherapy department. They run the coffee shop and snack bar in the radiotherapy waiting room.