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The Gastroenterology Department within the Hospital specialises in the care and management of patients with IBD.
The aim of the IBD service is to ensure patients are offered the best possible care, information and treatment.
Please contact the nurse specialist or your GP for advice. The specialist nurse may advise you over the phone, or arrange a clinic appointment if necessary.
If you call, they will pass on your message to the relevant consultant. Please be aware there may be a delay in responding due to clinical commitments.
Pharmacy Help lines:
0300 222 5700
Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 09:00 – 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 13:00
Crohn's & Colitis Support
0121 737 9931
(Mon to Fri: 13:00 – 15:30 and 18:30 - 21:00)
IBD Advice Line:
IBD advice email address:
Please leave your full name, hospital number if known, date of birth and your contact details. We aim to call/email back within 24-72 hours during the normal working week (Mon – Fri 9am –5pm). Please be aware that the IBD team have various clinical commitments, there there might be a delay in responding, particularly if staff are on leave.
Please remember this is only for advice regarding your IBD and not to be used in emergencies where the 111 or your GP may be more appropriate.
Please ring the Advice line or Email:
Please do not call the Advice line for test results.
If any changes to your treatment are required we will liaise with you and your GP.
If you have questions not covered on this page, please do not hesitate to contact the IBD nurses.
Your IBD nurses are:
Please note we do not provide a drop in service. If you have IBD related concerns or signs of a flare up, please use the contact details above.
By you emailing us we class this as you granting us permission to reply and that the email replies may contain personal and confidential information.