Out-patient Services

 Upper GI     -     Lower GI         Liver

OPD CLINIC

 

Description

 

Contact

General Gastroenterology

Patients with general GI Conditions or complaints, or undiagnosed GI problems are reviewed

Dr A Ellis

Prof C Probert

Dr S Sarkar

Dr H Smart

Prof J Rhodes

Prof DM Pritchard

Dr M Gordon

Dr S Subramanian

Dr P Collins

Dysphagia/Oesophageal Clinic

Out-patient service that reviews patients with swallowing problems and oesophageal motility disorders in noncardiac chest pain and GORD

Dr S Sarkar

Dr H Smart

Upper GI Clinic

Out-patient service that reviews patients with upper GI symptoms and problems including dyspepsia and reflux

Dr S Sarkar

Dr H Smart

 

Suspected Upper GI Cancer Pathway (2 week)

Out-patient service that reviews patients with alarm symptoms or suspected to have upper gastro-oesophageal cancer are endoscoped within 2 weeks

Karen Gowland

Carol Carr

0151 706 2653

 

Dr S Sarkar

Dr H Smart

Upper GI Cancer Clinic

Out-patient service that reviews all patients with newly diagnosed gastro-oesophageal cancer within 1 week and follow up patients with the diagnoses regularly with their personalised treatment plans

Karen Gowland

Carol Carr

0151 706 2653

 

Barrett’s Clinic and Surveillance

Out-patient service that reviews patients with Barrett’s on presentation, provides information and patient education before entering them into a surveillance programme as recommended by the BSG

Karen Gowland

Carol Carr

0151 706 2653

Open Access Upper GI Endoscopy

Out-patient GP access for any of their  patients for routine diagnostic endoscopy

Endoscopy

0151 706 2706

Rapid Access-Colorectal Services

Rapid access service for patient with suspected colorectal cancer. All patients are reviewed within 2 weeks

Via GP; 0151- 706 3403

IBD/Colon Clinic

Out-patient clinic for patient with Inflammatory bowel disease and other colorectal symptoms or diseases

Dr A Ellis

Prof C Probert

Dr H Smart

Prof J Rhodes

Prof DM Pritchard

Dr S Subramanian

Dr N Haslam

Dr M Gordon

Dr P Collins

Quiescent IBD Clinic

A nurse led out-patient service for IBD patients with stable or no symptoms

Belle Gregg

Heather Swannock

706 2659

IBD-Immunosuppression/Blood Monitoring Clinic

A nurse led clinic for patients starting immunosuppression like azathioprine for monitoring their response to treatment and blood tests

Belle Gregg

Heather Swannock

706 2659

 

Out-patient Access Flexible

Sigmoidoscopy (OAFS)

Out-patient service where GPs can directly book patients for a flexible sigmoidoscopy with rectal bleeding. Haemorrhoid banding can be offered if appropriate

 

0151- 706 3403

IBD Adolescent Transition Clinic

Out-patient clinic for patients with IBD run with the Gastroenterologists at Alder Hey are seen in a multi-disciplinary environment before coming into the adult clinic

Dr P Collins

Dr S Subramanian

Liver Clinic

Patients with specific liver complaints/diagnoses are investigated and managed. This is the main ‘Liver Clinic’ with 5 Medical Consultants, a Nurse Consultant, 3 SpRs and Specialist Nurse.  All patients are pre-investigated before they attend the clinic and there is also an emphasis on standardized protocols and education.

 

Prof Sir Ian Gilmore

Prof M Lombard

Dr H Smart

Dr P Richardson

Mrs Helen Caldwell

 

Chronic Liver Disease Management clinic

Nurse led clinic for patients with chronic liver diseases such as PBC, autoimmune hepatitis who require management of their disease and monitoring of their immunosuppressant medication. 

 

Mrs Helen Caldwell

Viral Hepatitis Treatment clinic

Nurse led clinic offering treatment for patients with hepatitis C or B.  This is a joint clinic with the specialist nurses in Infectious Diseases.

 

Mrs Helen Caldwell

Pre-assessment HPB-Liver clinic

This is a service that works along side the gastroenterology unit and the specialist nurses.  Patients are assessed, consented and sent for necessary investigations prior to day case procedures such as ultrasound guided liver biopsy and ERCP.

 

Susan Williams – Hepatology Nurse

Haemachromatosis Clinic

Nurse led service on the Gastroenterology Unit, offering counselling and screening of patients and their families with genetic haemachromatosis, as well as running a regular venesection programme.

 

Devina Mallon – Specialist Nurse

Transplant Clinic

Nurse led clinic for patients who have undergone a liver transplant.  The clinic offers support for the patients as well as regular monitoring for side effects related to their immunosuppression medication.

 

Mrs Helen Caldwell

Joint Viral Hepatitis / Haematology Clinic

Joint clinic with the Haematology department in the management & treatment of patients with hepatitis C and haemophilia.

 

Mrs Helen Caldwell

 

Viral Hepatitis C clinic – Primary Care

Joint viral hepatitis treatment clinic with the local GP practice and the community hepatitis nurse.

 

Mrs Helen Caldwell

Ms Fayne Wilkie (Hepatitis C nurse in Primary Care)

Neuroendocrine Clinic

This is a specialised out-patient local and regional service where patients with or suspected of having a rare tumours called neuroendrine tumours are investigated and managed.

Prof DM Pritchard

Anaemia Clinic

An nurse consultant led out-patient service where patient with anaemia have fast-track investigations for the cause of their anaemia

Mrs Pauline Reid


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