The general surgical team encompasses a full range of emergency and elective inpatient and day case surgery.
All consultants have extensive general surgical experience coupled with strong interests in several specialist fields which include: colorectal cancer, upper gi surgery, endoscrine surgery, bariatric surgery and minimally invasive surgery.
The department of General Surgery offers a wide range of investigations and treatment for benign and malignant surgical diseases with specific sub-speciality interests in upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery, as well as a range of interventions to treat diseases of the biliary systems, and endocrine (thyroid) surgery.
The department has led locally in the field of minimally invasive surgery and all forms of minimal access surgery are performed, when appropriate, including laparascopic cholecystectomy, hernia repair, colonic resection and anti-reflux surgery.
The team of consultant general surgeons also provide a consultant led 24/7 emergency surgery service.
We care for patients with the following conditions:
- Benign biliary strictures
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Gall bladder stones
- Inguinal hernias
Patient support services
All patients are supported by a team of consultants and a clinical nurse specialists who coordinate the entire patient journey from diagnosis to treatment and subsequent follow-up or auxiliary treatment.
Regular future outpatient consultation as needed, in consultation with the patient's GP.