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Upper gastrointestinal surgery

Location

  • Urology outpatients, level 2, Kings Treatment Centre Royal Derby Hospital
    (best entrance - King's Treatment Centre, Level 2)
  • General surgery theatres, level 2, Royal Derby Hospital.
    (best entrances - main entrance, 9 or 24)
  • General surgery wards, level 3, Royal Derby Hospital
    (best entrances - main entrance , 9 or 24)

 

About

This unit provides surgical services for conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas and gallbladder. These include cancers, gastro-oesophageal reflux, gallstones, obesity (please see bariatric surgery) and pancreatitis.

The consultant team is supported by upper GI nurse specialist and hepatobilary nurse specialist input as part of a wider MDT teams. All outpatient clinics are undertaken in the urology outpatient clinic with daycase operating being performed in the general daycase facility and all other operating being performed in the general theatre suite.