Dr Jefferson trained in medicine at the University of Oxford. She subsequently undertook house officer posts in Oxford and Taunton, before commencing the medical SHO rotation at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. She gained the MRCP at the first attempt in 1998 and was appointed to the Severn Deanery Radiology Training Scheme the same year.
During her radiological training, she developed a special interest in cross-sectional cancer imaging and gained FRCR in 2004. She was a consultant radiologist at the Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust from 2007 to 2010 and since 2010 has been a consultant radiologist at South Warwickshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Jefferson performs a wide variety of ultrasound, CT and MRI-based imaging, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and staging of cancer.
Dr James Harding
MB ChB, MRCP, FRCR
Consultant interventional radiologist
Dr Harding was appointed as consultant clinical & interventional radiologist at UHCW in 2010. He trained in medicine in Bristol and was president of the medical students’ society. After initial post graduate training in the UK, he worked in New Zealand before returning to train in emergency/general medicine and intensive care through Taunton and Bristol, achieving MRCP.
He achieved FRCR in 2008 winning the Finzi prize in the radiology section of the Royal Society of Medicine. He has presented papers at national meetings and published several articles in national & international journals.
Throughout his career, he has had an interest in minimally invasive image guided procedures for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes and completed higher specialist training in interventional radiology in the South West. He is an active member of the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) and the Congress of Interventional Radiology Societies of Europe (CIRSE) as well as being the Lead for Interventional Radiology at UHCW.
Dr Harding provides imaging services using X-ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI and fluoroscopy in the chest, abdomen and pelvis. He has an interest in imaging for prostate, bladder and renal cancers but also performs all relevant vascular and non-vascular interventional procedures including biopsy/drainage, nephrostomy, ureteric stenting, suprapubic catheter placement, testicular varicocoele embolisation and vascular access including for chemotherapy lines.