Our aim is to support and guide patients through the diagnosis and treatment of Respiratory conditions. Initial presentation may include symptoms such as breathlessness, cough and haemoptysis.
We will work with the patient through the pathway ensuring that they feel cared for and informed throughout a potentially worrying and stressful time. We provide fast access to the finest specialists in the field, see the patient promptly and provide same day outpatient diagnostics if necessary.
We offer an extensive range of respiratory diagnostics at our specialised Diagnostic Centre with state-of-the-art facilities. The range of diagnostic services includes:
- Full Lung Function and Exercise Tests
- PET / CT Scan
- Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy
- Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
- Radiological Guided Lung Biopsy
- Fine Needle Aspirations
- Therapeutic Rigid Bronchoscopy
- Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Pleural Biopsy and Pleurodesis
Beyond our work in cancer and cardiology, we also provide a full range of surgical services, from plastic surgery and gynaecology, to ENT procedures and orthopaedic treatments.
The Harley Street Clinic has dedicated facilities for outpatient chemotherapy and associated treatments.
Radiotherapy involves the treatment of cancer with radiation. The radiation used is similar to that used to take an X-ray picture but is more penetrating.
No two cancers are identical; The genetic characteristics of a cancer vary from one patient to the next. So, even patients with the same type of cancer will respond differently to the same treatment, if they have a different genetic makeup.
A clinical trial is also known as a medical research study. It is a carefully designed test of medicines and treatment options under the supervision of a doctor.
Our Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)
The whole pathway, from pre-diagnosis, through until treatment and survival, is supported by an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) who works closely with the MDT. She will be there to support and advise you through the cancer care maze, linking closely with all the Clinicians involved in your care.
Our Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) of specialists meet on a regular basis to discuss and carefully review individual cases and second opinions referred to them from all over the world. Having considered all the evidence, they independently provide the most appropriate treatment plan followed by a written report for each patient.
Medical opinion from an MDT provides referring doctors and patients with valued reassurance and peace of mind about the best way forward. Our Lung MDT includes:
All of the various Clinicians mentioned below are highly-rated experienced experts in the field of lung cancer within both the NHS and private practice and belong to the expert lung MDT, sharing and practicing cutting edge medicine.
HOW TO USE OUR SERVICE
If you wish to have a case reviewed by one of expert MDTs, or to make an enquiry, please contact Jane Lynch, Service Lead/CNS on +44 (0)20 7034 8850 or email us at THSC.MDT@hcahealthcare.co.uk
Referrals for UK patients can either be made from a medical professional or a patient seeking a second opinion.
International patients can be referred to an MDT at The Harley Street Clinic without the need to fly to the UK.
Dr Mary Falzon
Dr Ashish Chandra
Dr Andrew Nicholls
Dr Simon Padley
Dr Marc Duncan
Dr Arjun Nair
London W1G 7AF
T + 44 (0)20 7299 0000