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Colorectal Surgery


About the Service
Ashford and St Peter's Hospital's NHS Foundation Trust's 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
  • Laparoscopic and open groin and incisional hernia repair
  • Emergency surgery
  • Emergency laparotomy pathway
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Complex surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Perianal fistula surgery
  • Ileoanal pouch surgery
  • Trans anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Pelvic Floor Clinic
  • Laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy
  • Ano-rectal physiology
  • Pilonidal surgery Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Anoscopy
  • Regional centre for squamous cell cancer surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal and general surgical clinics
  • Colorectal cancer early rectal cancer inflammatory bowel, benign and pelvic floor multidisciplinary team meeting
  • Enhanced Recovery Programme
  • Specialist Nurse led services
  • Straight to test (STT)
A colorectal 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

Useful Forms
Clinical Office

Tel: 01932 723672 / 722318 / 722233

The Clinical Team
Mr Philip BEARN, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 2732185

Tel: 01932 723672
Laparoscopic surgery, endometriosis

Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery (TEMS)

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of polyps (EMR)

Mr Pasha NISAR, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 4586283

Secretary SPH:
Mandie Ansell
01932 722318

ASH:
Anne Andrews
01784 884316
KSS NIHR CRN Lead for Surgery

Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer

Pelvic floor, benign and inflammatory bowel disease

Mr Humphrey SCOTT, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: 2785107

Tel: 01932 722318
Head of School of Surgery and Assoc Dean for KSS

Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer

Pelvic floor and benign bowel pathology

Mr Jonathan TRICKETT, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon (Specialty Lead)
Details Special interests
GMC: 4107798

Tel: 01932 722233
Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery (TEMS)

Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer

Benign bowel pathology, endometriosis

Dr Prateesh TRIVEDI, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Details Special interests
GMC: Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer

Pelvic floor and benign bowel pathology

Research coordinator Royal Holloway University



Anorectal Physiology
Dawn McWILLIAMS
Lead Nurse Anorectal Physiology

Tel: 01932 723861

Pager 8241
Anorectal Physiology is located at SPH and offers investigations and treatment for patients with pelvic floor problems such as faecal incontinence, constipation, IBS etc. Investigations include Anorectal Physiology, 3D Endoanal Ultrasound, Pudendal Nerve Terminal Motor Latencies, Rectal compliance and 3D Endorectal Ultrasound. Following investigations patients can attend clinics for either Biofeedback or Rectal Irrigation to treat their bowel problems. We also offer clinics for patients who have received an obstetric trauma (3rd/4th Degree tear) for investigations and treatment. Anorectal Physiology provides cognitive behavioural treatment with our clinical health psychologist.

Specialist Nursing: Stoma Care
Stoma Care Nurses
Tel: 01932 722636 / 01932 723709

Sarah JAMES-REID - Nurse specialist stoma care
Pager: 8237

Carol KATTE - Nurse specialist stoma care
Pager 8464

Sally TYTE - Stoma Care Nurse
Pager 8746

Helen PEARCE - Stoma Care Nurse
Pager 8854
Provide specialist nursing care for both established and potential patients with a colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy, ileo-anal pouch, antegrade continence enema, wound fistula; or related colorectal and urological conditions.

Patients can be referred from all professional colleagues or be self-referred.


Stoma Care Nurses

Tel: 01932 722636 / 01932 723709

Specialist Nursing: Other
Lynn DE SNOO
Colorectal Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist
Mon, Tues and Weds

Tel: 01932 723245 or pager 8975 via the switchboard
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 patientís surveillance checks following on from their treatment.
Anna BURROWS
Colorectal Nurse Practitioner

Tel.01932 723415
Runs a nurse-led clinic four times a week to see patients under the colorectal TWR guidance. Also has own flexible sigmoidoscopy lists in Endoscopy suite at St. Peterís Hospital.