Dr Heafield qualified at St Mary's in 1984 and worked in Derby and Birmingham, and was appointed Consultant Neurologist to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Midland Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in 1994. Between 1996 and 2005 Dr Heafield worked in the TIA service and Neurocritical Care Service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Dr Heafield runs three or four NHS clinics per week at Worcester including a Neurology/Obstetric clinic and a day case neurology service.
At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital he runs two clinics per week and takes part in the Regional Neurosciences Consultant Rota.
Dr Heafield's special clinical interests cover a wide range of neurological conditions including:
- Stroke /TIA
- Multiple sclerosis
- Motor neurone Disease
- Leaning difficulties
- Obstetric Neurology
He also offers Medico Legal servicies across all aspects of neurology.