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Written by The Colorectal Team   

Services Provided
Ashford and St Peter's Hospital's NHS Foundation Trust's colorectal service is provided by a dedicated team of consultants, senior doctors, specialist nurses, therapists and administration staff.


Our aim is to provide the highest possible quality of care for the local population and patients travelling out of area to access our specialist services. As part of the general surgery department the colorectal service provides care for planned and unplanned hospital care. We provide a broad range of services including:
  • Elective surgery
  • Emergency surgery
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Complex surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Trans anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Pelvic Floor Clinic
  • Ano-rectal physiology
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal and general surgical clinics
  • Enhanced Recovery Programme
  • Specialist Nurse led services
  • Preoperative assessment

A colorectal multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meeting runs weekly to discuss patients with complex , non cancer related disease.


The Colorectal cancer services are part of the Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire (SWSH) Cancer Network. The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meet weekly to discuss all patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer. St Luke's Cancer Centre, Guildford is the regional cancer centre and from where our oncologists are based.

The MDT includes:
  • Consultant Surgeons
  • Consultant Oncologist
  • Consultant Radiologist
  • Consultant Pathologist
  • Colorectal Cancer Nurse Specialists
  • MDT coordinator
  • Stoma Nurse Specialists
  • Gastroenterologists

Consultant Speciality / Specialist Interest Clinic location / frequency
Mr Philip BEARN
GMC: 2732185

Secretary:
Yasmin Taylor
01932 723672
Colorectal and General Surgery

Laparoscopic and open Colorectal surgery,
Pelvic floor surgery/anorectal physiology and Endoanal ultrasound for prolapse and faecal incontinence,

Inflammatory bowel surgery including Ileo-anal pouch,
Laparoscopic and open repairs for abdominal wall hernia,
Colonoscopy
Pilonoidal sinus surgery,
Surgery of malignant melanoma and sarcoma,

Irritable groin surgery
Perineal surgery including haemorrhoids, fistulae (simple and complex) and other perianal conditions;
On-call surgery including laparoscopic cholecystectomy
SPH:
weekly
pelvic floor clinic (alt weeks)

ASH:
weekly
Mr Pasha NISAR
GMC: 4586283

Secretary SPH:
Mandie Ansell
01932 722318

ASH:
Anne Andrews
01784 884316
SPH:
Mon, Thurs
Mr Humphrey SCOTT
GMC: 2785107

Secretary:
Mandie Ansell
01932 722318
SPH:
weekly

WOK:
weekly
Mr Jonathan TRICKETT
GMC: 4107798

Secretary:
Cheryl Bright
01932 722233
SPH:
weekly

WEY:
weekly
Lynn de Snoo
01932 723245
Colorectal Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist  Mon, Tue, Wed
Anna Burrows
01932 723415
Colorectal Nurse Practitioner  
Sarah James-Reid
Carol Katte
Sally Tyte
Helen Pearce
01932 722636
Stoma Care Nurse Specialists  
Dawn McWilliams
01932 723861
Anorectal Physiology  
Sarah Dawson
01932 723134
Central Booking Office (operations)  
Corrine Huq
01932 722037
Endoscopy Booking Office  
01932 722651/2498 Pre-operative assessment  

Surgeon Scoops Top Prize (April 2012)
Consultant colorectal surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mr Humphrey Scott, has received the prestigious Silver Scalpel award for excellence in surgical training. Given annually by The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT), the award is presented to inspirational surgical consultants who go the extra mile for their trainees ... read more

Patient Information For patients undergoing a Barium Enema or Colonoscopy, please read the guidance below:
Anorectal Physiology Anorectal Physiology is located at SPH and offers investigations and treatment for patients with pelvic floor problems such as faecal incontinence, constipation, IBS etc.
  • Investigations include Anorectal Physiology; 3D Endoanal Ultrasound; Pudendal Nerve Terminal Motor Latencies; Rectal compliance and 3D Endorectal Ultrasound.
  • Following investigations patients can attend clinics for either Biofeedback or Rectal Irrigation to treat their bowel problems. We also offer clinics for patients who have received an obstetric trauma (3rd/4th Degree tear) for investigations and treatment.
  • Anorectal Physiology provides cognitive behavioural treatment with our clinical health psychologist.
Specialist Nurses Providing information and support for all patients and families diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Involved from diagnosis, through treatment and on to follow-up providing a nurse-led follow-up clinic for patient’s surveillance checks following on from their treatment.
Patient Resources Colorectal Cancer: Associated specialties: IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
Weblinks The following websites related to this specialty may be helpful:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014 11:35