The General Surgery service comprises of Consultant Surgeons specialising in Vascular, Paediatric, Upper Gastro-Intestinal (Upper GI), Colorectal, Breast and General Surgery. There are 24 junior doctors supporting the Consultant team and there are 6 Specialist Nurses. Supporting this team are 17 administrative staff.
The Service has a Surgical Assessment Unit on Ward 10 for emergency admissions and patients for planned operations/procedures are admitted to Ward 12 (female ward) and Ward 13 (Colorectal, Vascular, Upper GI).
The Consultants also provide endoscopy and minor operation services in the Treatment Centre including Gastroscopies, Sigmoidoscopies and Colonoscopies.
The Consultants are:
Mr D J Corless - Consultant Surgeon (Upper GI)
Mr J P Slavin - Consultant Surgeon (Upper GI)
Mrs C Bruce - Consultant Surgeon (Colorectal)
Mr J Hardman - Consultant Surgeon (Colorectal)
Mr A U Khan - Consultant Surgeon (Colorectal)
Mr M E Hanafy - Consultant Surgeon (General/ Hernia /Paediatrics)
Mr S Rajagopalan - Consultant Surgeon (Vascular)
For general enquiries regarding the General Surgery Service at MCHFT please contact:
Mrs Louise Barker, Service Manager
Telephone: 01270 278302