Our Gastroenterology and Hepatology department delivers care for a wide range of disorders involving the digestive tract, liver and pancreatico-biliary system with care delivered to both in patients and out patients at the Royal Bolton Hospital.
We care for patients with indigestion, ulcers, abdominal pain, colitis, bowel disorders, liver, pancreas and nutritional disorders.
Our care is responsive to the needs of patients and their families.
If you’ve been referred to Gastroenterology as an outpatient, we’ll invite you in for an assessment with one of our consultants. During the appointment we’ll discuss your medical history and the symptoms you’re experiencing. We may also do a physical examination or tests such as:
Depending on your circumstances, we may also need to refer you to the Endoscopy Unit.
Once we’ve made our assessment, we’ll discuss your results and go through your options in detail. Together we’ll agree on the best option for you and create a treatment plan tailored to your needs.
Treatment options may include:
The nutrition team see all patients, to advise on and to support clinical teams in delivering nutritional care, particularly in complex decision making.
The Team is made up of;
The Nutrition Specialist Nurse sits within the Gastroenterology team and provides:
Our hospital alcohol team are able to carry out comprehensive assessments for patients with a wide range of alcohol related concerns such as:
Our Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) service is available for hospital and outpatients registered with the Royal Bolton Hospital.
We pride ourselves on the delivery of high quality care for patients with inflammatory bowel disease. We have a multidisciplinary team approach which provides:
Tel: 01204 390608
Alcohol and Liver Specialist Nurse
Tel: 01204 390295
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Tel: 01204 390210
Consultant, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Clinical Lead, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Consultant, Medicine and Gastroenterology