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Services provided by the department

Our 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


Our Clinical Team

The clinical team in the department are listed below. They offer the following specialist treatments:

  • 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


Mr Philip BEARN

GMC: 2732185


SPH Clinics:
Pelvic Floor Clinic (alt weeks)

Mr Pasha NISAR

GMC: 4586283


Mr Humphrey SCOTT

GMC: 2785107


Mr Jonathan TRICKETT

GMC: 4107798



Lynn de Snoo

Colorectal Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Anna Burrows

Colorectal Nurse Practitioner

Sarah James-Reid
Carol Katte
Sally Tyte
Helen Pearce

Stoma Care Nurse Specialists

Dawn McWilliams

Anorectal Physiology

Sarah Dawson

Central Booking Office (operations)

Corrine Huq

Endoscopy Booking Office


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.