Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service

Who is the service for?

Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

What does the service provide?

  • Outpatient appointments – both consultant and specialist nurse appointments
  • Investigations such as endoscopy and scans
  • Telephone advice
  • Inpatient support
  • Education regarding medications and disease
  • Signposting to other helpful agencies/charities/advice.

Who will patients meet?

Consultant Gastroenterologists – diagnose and treat patients with IBD

Specialist Nurse – supports patients in all aspects of care/living with IBD

When is the service available?

Monday –Friday 9am-5pm.

Where is the service provided?

Fairfield General Hopsital – outpatients.

The Royal Oldham Hospital – outpatients – K block.

North Manchester General Hospital – outpatients – outpatients A.

Rochdale Infirmary – outpatients – suite 5 and 6.

Various days throughout the week.

Department contact deatils

IBD advice line 0161 918 8579

Practical information

Please bring a list of your current medication, including any medications bought over the counter/not prescribed by a doctor.

Key staff/consultants

Dr Jimmy Limdi  - IBD Lead – Consultant Gastroenterologist

Sister Tina Law – Lead Nurse Gastroenterology


Fairfield General Hospital

Dr Roger Prudham – Consultant Gastroenterlgist

Dr Atta Abassi – Consultant Gastroenterolgogist

Dr Jimmy Limdi – Consultant Gastroenterologist


Rochdale Infirmary

Dr Regi George - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Ravi Sharma - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr N Radhakrishnan - Consultant Gastroenterologist


North Manchester General Hospital

Dr Xola McFarlane – Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Howard Klass - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Laura Quest - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr A Aboutwerat - Consultant Gastroenterologist


The Royal Oldham Hospital

Dr Bashir Rameh - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr A Dawood  - Consultant Gastroenterologist