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General enquiries:
+44 (0)207 935 4444
Book an appointment:
+44 (0)207 616 7693
Self-pay enquiry:
+44 (0)203 219 3315


If you are experiencing any Head and Neck symptoms, The London Clinic Rapid Diagnostic Clinic provides quick access to a bespoke, comprehensive care pathway.


  • Easy access to rapid diagnostic service
  • Appointments within 48 hours of referral
  • Diagnostic tests - Same day to within 24 hours of first appointment.
  • Expert evaluation of neck lumps
  • Speedy diagnosis to ensure peace of mind
  • State-of-the-art imaging
  • Dedicated Head and Neck cancer specialists


The London Clinic's specialist Multi-Disciplinary Teams work together to deliver the highest quality care and optimal patient experience. The teams are made up of:

  • Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons; Maxillo-Facial Surgeons; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Oncologists 
  • Pathologists
  • Radiologists
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists 
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals

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You can take comfort in knowing that you will pay one simple, agreed price. Following discussion, you will be offered the appropriate pathway.

  • Pathway one 
    Clinical consultation and examination; Nose/throat endoscopy; Specialist ultrasound of the neck and follow up consultation. 

  • Pathway two 
    Clinical consultation and examination; Nose/throat endoscopy; Specialist ultrasound of the neck and Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology; Follow up consultation +/- Clinical Nurse Specialist support. 

  • Additional procedures 
    A minority of patients may require additional imaging, which will be payable in addition as appropriate:

    1. CT neck and chest - scan with contrast
    2. MRI Neck and CT chest scan - - two part scan with contrast

Clinic Consultants

The rapid diagnostic clinic runs on a four-week cycle, with a different consultant in attendance each week.  

Miss Ekpemi Irune

The majority of Miss Irune's work centres around benign and malignant head and neck surgery.

Mr Paul Stimpson

Mr Stimpson offers general adult ENT care and has a special interest in benign and malignant conditions of the head and neck region.

Mr Taranjit Tatla

Mr Tatla treats neck lumps, voice, throat, swallow, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, as well as sinonasal, snoring and airway conditions.

Mr Jonathan Hughes

Mr Hughes provides a comprehensive ENT service, delivering excellent medical care and empathetic communication and support.


For more information about the Head and Neck Rapid Diagnostic Clinic and paying for your own treatment options available, complete the confidential enquiry form.

Alternatively, you can call the team on  020 3918 7301. 

Online enquiry 


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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444Appointments: 020 7616 7693Self-pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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