Gastrointestinal Services

What we treat

We manage patients with acute gastroenterological conditions and treat a wide range of GI diseases such as gastrointestinal bleeding. The following list gives the main conditions that we treat:

  • Anaemia
  • Autoimmune liver disorders
  • Alcohol-Related Liver Disease
  • Barrett’s Surveillance
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Endoscopy Procedures
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal cancer 
  • Hepatitis (Viral) B and C -
  • IBD - Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Jaundice
  • Management of Alcohol Services
  • Polyp Surveillance
  • Ulcer

How we treat

In order to investigate your symptoms, the consultant and specialist nurse may require diagnostic test to ascertain a diagnosis. Some of these may include

  • Blood test
  • CT scans
  • MRI Scans
  • Endoscopy Investigations
  • PET CT
  • PH Manometry and Breath Test (Currently available at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital)
  • Stool Samples

Our Services

Gastroenterology Inpatients

We have dedicated Gastroenterology Wards at the William Harvey Hospital (Cambridge M2 Wards) and a Gastroenterology Ward at QEQM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital (Quex Ward)

Consultant-led Gastroenterology outpatients

Our clinics run 7 days a week by Consultant Gastroenterologist. Clinics can be via telephone or face to face and occurs in the following sites:

  • WHH
  • KCH
  • QEQM
  • RVHF

Specialist IBD Service and Teams

We have specialist trained nurses who operated dedicated clinics to treat a number of symptoms. These include:

  • Hepatitis B and C including outreach services
  • HCC Surveillance
  • Fibroscan Services
  • Barrett’s Surveillance Service
  • IBD -inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn’s, colitis, IBD etc

Bowel Cancer Screening Services

Endoscopy Services

Our Gastroenterologist perform a variety of procedures (diagnostic and therapeutic) such as:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexi Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Bowel Cancer Screening
  • Polyp Banding and Removal
  • Stent Insertions
  • PEGs
  • Botox