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- (Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) The phenomenon of rapid weight gain experienced by a non-British person upon settling in London, attributed to a busy schedule encouraging the consumption of convenience food.
- 2006, Kevin McCallum. In Search of South Africa's Perfect Woman, Two Dogs, 20062006, ISBN 1920137041, page 164:
- For instance, I had a girlfriend who had just come back from England and was still recovering from the Heathrow injection.
2007 May 24, Robert Atkins, “Chock's gig review: Howling Bells at The Metro, Sydney, 11.05.2007”, alt.music, Usenet:
- […] the last time I'd seen them in Australia I felt an aching need to feed her a sandwich but I saw her on Spicks & Specks the other week and the "Heathrow Injection" has done her good.