Dr Nick Ashford is our lead consultant in Nuclear Medicine and PET CT.  He qualified from University College Hospital Medical School awarded MB BS in 1976, having initially achieved a First Class Honours BSc in Anatomy at University College London in 1973.


Following appointments in General Medicine at Oxford, and in Neurology at The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases (London), he specialised in Radiology & Nuclear Medicine at Addenbrookes and Papworth Hospitals in Cambridge.


Appointed as Consultant Radiologist to St. Richard’s Hospital Chichester, he has led the department as Clinical Director and is ARSAC Licence Holder in Nuclear Medicine.  His specialist areas are Oncology, Paediatrics, Musculoskeletal & Interventional Radiology.


Dr Ashford holds National positions as specialist advisor to NICE as well as member of the Nuclear Medicine committee of the British Institute of Radiology.  He is a National accreditor and departmental auditor in Radiology & Nuclear Medicine.  He was formerly a Faculty Board member and Treasurer to The Royal College of Radiologists.


As Nuclear Medicine specialist, he chaired the South Thames Nuclear Medicine Group whilst managing PET CT reporting Nationally.  His PET CT training has been undertaken both in London and also at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.  He is co-author of “PET CT in the UK” published by The Royal College of Radiologists.  He is also the ARSAC licence holder for FDG and Choline PET CT at all Incorporated Health joint venture facilities.