Dr Helen Turnbull

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Helen Turnbull at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I undertook my undergraduate training at Cambridge and Edinburgh universities. My post graduate radiation oncology training was at the Southampton University Oncology Unit and included one year of research at the University of California, Davis which allowed me to gain experience in image guided radiotherapy.

I was appointed to the Freeman Hospital as a consultant in clinical oncology in July 2011 where I am still based today. My main areas of clinical interest are the treatment of lung and breast cancer with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Clinical Interests

Breast cancer
Lung cancer

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Edinburgh / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Newcastle Hospitals Foundation Trust

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Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8687
Email info@spirewashington.com