Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust

Sat Sep 12 2009

General Surgery

The Department of General Surgery is primarily based at Peterborough District Hospital.

As well as General Surgical elective and emergency treatments, the department also consists of the sub-specialties of Vascular Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Breast Surgery.

In-patients are treated across four wards, for which a Matron is nominated to oversee all aspects of Clinical Governance.

The colorectal subspecialty also benefits from a Consultant Nurse and two Colorectal Nurse Specialists.
An Upper GI Nurse Specialist has recently been appointed.

Day Case rates across General Surgery are high, with procedures such as Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies regularly being carried out as a Day Case.

Outpatient General Surgical services are also of a high quality, with National access waiting time targets being met and clinic templates being regularly reviewed for the benefit of patient access.

Patient information leaflets available from the department:

AppendicectomyNon-Operative Abdonimal Aortic Aneurysm
CholecystectomyOesophageal Dilatation 
Colorectal & Stoma Care ServicesOesophagectomy 
Complications after Operations Oesophago Gastrectomy 
Constipation Advice Open Cholecystectomy
Diverticular DiseaseOpen Haemorrhoidectomy
Exercise Programme for Peripheral Vascular DiseasePerianal Abcess
Haemorrhoidectomy Peripheral Vascular Disease
Hernia Factsheet R Hemicolectomy
Hiatus Hernia Nissen Fundoplasty Splenectomy
Left Hemicolectomy Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy 
Laparoscopic Anterior Resection Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 
Lap Chole  
Minor Rectal Surgery  

 Staff name Job title Secretary
Mr R GuyConsultant General and Colorectal SurgeonMrs Felecity Yeo
Mr A ChoyConsultant General and Upper GI SurgeonMrs Kim Best
Mr A WellsConsultant General and Colorectal SurgeonMrs Helen Nessfield
Mr T WalkerConsultant General and Vascular Surgeon Miss Denise Hunt
Mr M Menon Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Wendy McEwan
Mr B Krijgsman Consultant General and Vascular SurgeonMiss Christine Davis
Mr F BajwaConsultant Upper and Lower GI SurgeonMrs Karen Shaw
Surgeon Commander
Peter Taylor
Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon Mrs Carole Cope
Col Elizabeth Duggan (based at ECH)Consultant General and Breast Surgeon Miss Carla Moment
Angeline BoadenConsultant Nurse for Colorectal ServicesMrs Kath Hamlet