Consultant surgeon/Colorectal lead clinician
Associate specialist/Colorectal data lead
Hampshire Hospital's colorectal service is provided by a dedicated team of senior doctors, clinical fellows, junior doctors, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and administrative staff. The department cares for patients suffering with all forms of colorectal conditions.
Our aim is to provide the highest possible quality of care to both our local population and patients travelling from out of area for our specialized services.
As part of the general surgery department the colorectal service provides care for both elective patients and those admitted as emergencies. Our service has a broad range including:
The colorectal service has close links in working practice and through multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDT’s) with an extensive range of services through out the hospital and Central South Coast Cancer Network (CSCCN). Some of these include:
When you attend your outpatient appointment, your clinician may decide that they need to see you again and you should be able to book a future appointment at the outpatient reception desk.
Alternatively, he or she may discharge you back to your GP as they may be better placed to support your future care.
For some patients, particularly after an operation, the clinician may prefer to give you the choice. If this is the case, he or she will explain this to you and suggest that, if you still have symptoms, are in pain or feel that you need to be seen again, you can contact the booking team to request a patient-initiated follow up.