Gastroenterology Nurse Specialists

Who is the service for?

Any patient with liver disease.

What does the service provide?

  • A quality patient focused service
  • Improved medication compliance
  • Nurse led clinics
  • Advice to patients, families and carers
  • Monitoring of blood tests
  • Surveillance ultra sound scanning
  • Enhanced pt support
  • Personalised, individual plan of care
  • Continuity of care
  • Improved treatment compliance
  • Improved quality of life
  • Day case abdominal drains
  • Telephone advice line

Who will patients meet?

Gastroenterology consultant.

When is the service available?

Monday to Friday 8:00 – 16:00.

Where is the service provided?

Ward G2 at TROH and within NMGH. Rochdale Infirmary can be covered

Outpatient clinics available at TROH;NMGH and RI

Department contact details

Oldham: 0161 656 1538

Practical information

Blood test is required prior to insertion of abdominal drains in the hospital setting

Please bring a list of all your medications to all appointments /admissions

Key staff/consultants

Dr X NcFarlane - Gastro lead consultant

Dr S Shabbir  - Lead liver consultant

Lynne Kendrick - Gastro nurse specialist