Dr Alan Makepeace

Consultant Oncologist

FRCR, FRCS, FRSC(Ed)


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Having obtained a first in chemical engineering at Imperial College, I worked briefly in the city before commencing my undergraduate medical education. Having qualified at Kings College London, I went on to obtain the FRCS (Edinburgh) in 1981 and FRCS (England) the same year. I entered oncology in 1982 obtaining the FRCR in 1985 and was subsequently appointed as a consultant in clinical oncology.

I have been Director of Continuing Professional Development, member of the Education Board and the Training Accreditation Committee of the Royal College of Radiologists; during this period I was also a committee member of the Academy of Royal Colleges. I am currently a member of the Accreditation Committee and a member of the Appraisal Approvals Panel of the Postgraduate Medical and Education Training Board. I am also a expert reviewer in oncology for the Healthcare Commission. My clinical interests are centred on the management of breast and colorectal cancer.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Alan Makepeace at Spire include:

Oncology

Other treatments

  • Breast disease

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Spire Harpenden Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Breast cancer
Oncology

Special clinical interests: The management of colorectal cancer.

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon and Watford Hospitals NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 0800 585 112 / 020 8901 5555
Website http://www.cancerspecialist-drmakepeace.co.uk/
Private secretary Julie Davies
Private secretary telephone 01494 892 249