Dr Heath was appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Southampton in early 2002 with a subspecialty interest in urological malignancies. She is Lead Clinician for Urological Malignancies. Her main interests involve the non-surgical treatment of prostate cancer including radical external beam radiotherapy, permanent prostate brachytherapy seed implants, hormone therapy, chemotherapy and radio-isotope treatments for bone secondaries.
She also has interests in bladder cancer, radiotherapy for testicular cancer, and is the Lead Oncologist in Wessex for non-surgical treatment of penile cancer as part of the supra-regional multidisciplinary team led by Mr N Watkin at St George’s Hospital. Dr Heath set up and continues to run the Southampton Prostate Brachytherapy Seed Implant service in early 2006.
Dr Heath is a founding member and executive committee member of the British Uro-Oncology Group (Currently Treasurer).