CONTACTS

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How to find us

The Gastroenterology department is based at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP.  The main switchboard can be contacted on 0151 706 2000.

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There are two dedicated Gastroenterology inpatient wards (5X & 5Y) open to visitors between 14:00-16:00 and 18:00-20:00.

The majority of endoscopic procedures take place in the Gastroenterology Unit.

Venue Location Phone Number
Gastroenterology
Wards
Liver Unit Ward 5X, 5th Floor 0151-706- 2455 / 2457
Hollow Organ Ward 5Y, 5th Floor 0151-706- 2456 / 2458
Gastroenterology Unit (Endoscopy)

Opposite ‘L’, ‘M’ & ‘N’ Clinics,
Ground Floor

0151 706 2726
Mersey School of Endoscopy (MSE) Opposite ‘L’ Clinic,
Ground Floor
0151 706 2806
0151 706 3580

The hospital is located in the centre of Liverpool and is well served by local transport networks. Visitors are encouraged to use public transport whenever possible. For more information please select our Transport link.


How to contact us

The on-call gastroenterology specialist registrar, specialist nurses and consultant secretaries can be contacted via the hospital’s main switchboard on 0151-706-2000.

Consultant secretaries - an alphabetical list of the Gastroenterology Consultants outlining their sub-specialty interests and contact details is provided below.

Consultant

Sub-Specialty

Secretary

Contact

Dr Anthony Ellis

Colorectal Cancer Genetics &
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Irene Boardman

0151 706 3414

Prof Sir Ian Gilmore

RCP President
Hepatology

Jan Hewitt

0151 706 3558

Dr Melita Gordon

Luminal Gastroenterology

Ann Bird

0151 706 3554

Dr Neil Haslam

Advanced Endoscopist

Debbie Buchanan

0151 706 3849

Professor Chris Probert

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Jan Hewitt

0151 706 3558

Professor Martin Lombard

Directorate Lead
Hepatologist

Sandra Mortimer

0151 706 3568

Prof Anthony Morris

Advanced Endoscopy

Ann Bird

0151 706 3554

Dr Paul O’Toole

Advanced Endoscopist

Debbie Buchanan

0151 706 3849

Prof Mark Pritchard

GI Neuroendocrine Disease

Yvonne Gordon

0151 706 3553

Dr Paul Richardson

Hepatologist

Jan Hewitt

0151 706 3558

Prof Jonathan Rhodes

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Jan Hewitt

0151 706 3558

Dr Sanchoy Sarkar

Advanced Endoscopist
Upper GI
Hepato-Biliary Medicine

Ann Bird

0151 706 3554

Dr Howard Smart

Upper GI Cancer
Advanced Endoscopist
Hepato-Biliary Medicine

Elaine Joynson

0151 706 3279

Dr S Subramanian

Advanced Endoscopist
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Debbie Buchanan

0151 706 3849

Dr Paul Collins 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Yvonne Gordon

0151 706 3553

Nurse Consultants & Specialist Nurses - contact details of our Gastroenterology Nurse Consultants & Specialists are listed according to their sub-specialty in the table below.

Sub-Specialty Name Title Phone No Bleep E-Mail

General
Gastroenterology

Pauline REID

Nurse Consultant

0151-706-5417

4620

pauline.reid@rlbuht.nhs.uk

 

Hepatology

Helen CALDWELL

Nurse Consultant

0151-706-2805

4523

helen.caldwell@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Julie BARR

Specialist Nurse

0151-706-2453

4331

julie.barr@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Devina MALLON

Specialist Nurse

0151-706-2725

4596

devina.mallon@rlbuht.nhs.uk

 

Nutrition

Alison YOUNG

Nurse Consultant

0151-706-3650

4595

alison.young@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Lisa LEEDHAM

Specialist Nurse

0151-706-2658

4024

lisa.leedham@rlbuht.nhs.uk

 

Upper GI

Una DUFFY

Nurse Practitioner

0151-706-2653

4084

una.duffy@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Karen GOWLAND

Nurse Practitioner

0151-706-2653

4517

karen.gowland@rlbuht.nhs.uk

 

 

Colorectal
 

Jane RANDLES

Specialist Nurse

0151-706-3453

4226

jane.randles@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Sue KENNEDY

Specialist Nurse

0151-706-3453

4224

sue.kennedy@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Inflammatory
Bowel Disease

Belle GREGG

Specialist Nurse

0151-706-2659

4523

belle.gregg@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Heather SWANNACK

 Specialist Nurse

0151-706-2659

4511 

heather.swannack@rlbuht.nhs.uk

 

Endoscopy
Unit

 Suzanne Cahill

 Endoscopy Unit Manager

0151-706-2892 

NA 

 suzanne.cahill@rlbuht.nhs.uk

 

 

 

 

Clinic appointments

Please contact the hospital’s central appointment line on 0151-706-5555 to cancel, change or enquire about any clinic appointment. The line is open from 0800-2000 Monday-to-Friday.

Endoscopy Unit

Please contact the endoscopy unit on 0151-706-2726 to cancel, change or enquire about any endoscopic appointment.

Mersey School of Endoscopy

The Mersey School of Endoscopy (MSE) is one of three National Endoscopy Training Centres in England. It delivers a comprehensive programme of JAG compliant courses for health professionals throughout the year.

For course details and bookings please use the national centralised booking system widely known as the JAG Endoscopy Training System (JETS)

www.jets.nhs.uk

For general enquiries contact:

Ms Carol Pierpoint
 
Telephone No:  0151-706-2806 / 3580
Fax No:  0151-706-5829
E-mail:  Carol.Pierpoint@rlbuht.nhs.uk                                                                                    Back to top of page >


Transport links

There are a variety of bus services which operate from the surrounding areas and drop off at the hospital or within walking distance.

To find information about times and services please contact the Merseytravel Traveline on 0871-200-2233 or visit the Merseytravel website at: www.merseytravel.gov.uk

  • Trains - The hospital is approximately 1-mile from Lime Street Station which serves the main city line. Taxis are readily available from the station. Merseytravel can provide details of bus services linking local train stations and the hospital.
     
  • Coaches - The National Express Coach Station is less than 1-mile away from the hospital. 
     
  • Cars - The hospital is well signposted throughout the city and is located on a main road. A drop off point is situated at the front of the hospital but there is no parking available.
     
    From the M62 - the hospital is approximately 3-miles from the M62 and is signposted.
     
    From the Mersey Tunnels:

    Queensway Tunnel - Turn left at the roundabout at the tunnel exit
    Immediately bear right into the filter lane and turn right at the traffic lights
    Follow signs for the hospital and visitor/disabled parking
     
    Kingsway Tunnel - Follow the exit slip road onto the main carriageway keeping in the left hand lane
    At the traffic lights bear left and follow signs for the hospital and visitor/disabled parking
     
  • Car Parking - Parking on the main hospital site is limited to staff and permit holders.

    Patients and visitors can park in the nearby secure QPark facility which is situated less than a 5-minute walk from the hospital and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The vehicle entrance to QPark is on Epworth Street (off Erskine Street) and to access this, you must follow the signposts through the one way system onto Epworth Street. A pedestrian exit is available on the Prescot Road side of the car park. 
     
  • Disabled Car Parking and Shuttle Bus Facility - Disabled car parking is provided at the Q-Park multi-storey. Disabled spaces are available on the entry level and are well marked and signposted. Staff are available to provide assistance to patients and visitors as required.
     
    Q-Park has been assessed by the Trust’s Patient Council and Liverpool City Council Disability Discrimination Act officials fto ensure it is DDA compliant. The car park has a designated pick up zone and improved entrance and exit areas including better crossing points outside the car park.
     
    A shuttle bus service will run between Q-Park and the hospital buildings to provide transport assistance to anyone requiring it. The bus runs on request so if the bus is not there as you arrive, please speak to security or car park staff will radio for the bus for a piack up within a few minutes.
     
    There is a height restriction of 2.1 metres at Q-Park so if you have a vehicle above this height please contact the Trust’s Security Team on 0151-706-2228 to make alternative arrangements.

    From 22 October 2009, the Q-Park multi-storey car park, opposite the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, increased their car parking charges as below:
     
    Up to 2 hours      £2.50   
    2 - 4 hours £2.80
    4 - 6 hours £5.90
    6 - 24 hours £7.90

    View the Q-Park map 
     
    Q-Park Contact Details:
    Epworth Street
    off Erskine Street
    Liverpool
    L6 1LY
    0870-442-0104
     
    email:   info@q-park.co.uk
    website: www.q-park.co.uk                                                                                              Back to top of page >

 


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