Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Alison Jones graduated from Bristol University in 1980 and specialised in Medical Oncology, training at The Royal Marsden Hospital, after which she took up a consultant post at The Royal Free Hospital in 1993.

She now specialises in breast cancer and works between The Royal Free and University College Hospital, London in a multidisciplinary team with approximately 300 new cases of breast cancer per annum on each site. She is an active participant in clinical trials and has been on the steering committee for a number of trials within the United Kingdom.

She also undertakes clinical trials in the private sector at The Sarah Cannon Institute which is associated with LOC in Harley Street.

She has specific interest in:
·         Clinical trials
·         Breast cancer in young women (fertility preservation, pregnancy etc.)
·         Survivorship
·         Introduction of new drugs
·         Personalised medicine

She continues on the steering committee of the Association of Cancer Physicians UK having been immediate past chair and advises on the introduction of new drugs through the London Cancer Drugs Group. She is a trustee of Breast Cancer Care, the major UK charity advising and supporting women through breast cancer. She is invited to speak at both national and international meetings.

She continues to publish on breast cancer and has over a hundred and forty publications, mainly in peer review journals.

Services provided to HCA

Dr Jones provides medical advisory services for HCA's The Wellington Hospital. In her role, she advises HCA to ensure that the care provided within the Oncology Service at the hospital is appropriate and efficient and provides professional advice to HCA on clinical governance matters regarding the Oncology provision. Dr Jones contributes to the professional training of HCA medical staff and assists in the Hospital’s acute Oncology rota.

In addition, she works with medical insurance companies, GPs, other relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on relevant clinical updates to treatments available in the facility.

Dr Jones advises on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. She also advises on how to make the patient referral smooth to reduce stress and anxiety for patients.

All services provided under this agreement are charged to HCA UK. From January to December 2017, the total charge was £7,398.00.

HCA requires the doctors that advise us to attest that if they also practice in the NHS that they are not compromising their NHS commitments.

The information disclosed on this page in accordance with the Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order 2014 is true and accurate to the best of HCA’s knowledge and belief.