Dr Reuben Ayres DM FRCP, Consultant Gastroenterologist.
Dr Tawfique Daneshmend MD FRCP, Consultant Gastroenterologist.
Dr Tariq Ahmad MB ChB, DPhil, MRCP(UK), Consultant Gastroenterologist.
The consultant gastroenterologists at 1
The Quadrant provide care and advice for patients
with acute or chronic gastroenterology disorders relating to the oesophagus, stomach, small
and large bowel, pancreas, liver and bile ducts.
Our specialist interests include patients presenting with heartburn, dyspepsia, reflux, diarrhoea, constipation,
change in bowel habit, weight loss, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain,
hiatus hernia, anaemia and jaundice.
Diagnostic and therapeutic interventions such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP and endoscopic
ultrasound; radiological investigations including x-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI scanning;
upper and lower GI motility studies and 24 hour oesophageal pH studies are performed at the
Exeter Nuffield Hospital and Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation Trust.
The British Society of Gastroenterology
provides up-to-date guidelines
management of a wide variety of gastroenterological conditions. To view guidelines by specialty
to view by date click here
The NICE Digestive Diseases Guidelines
Up-to-date guidelines on a variety of gastrointestinal conditions from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence.
The NICE Liver Diseases Guidelines
Up-to-date guidelines on a variety of hepatological conditions from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence.
The NICE Pancreatic Diseases Guidelines
Up-to-date guidelines on a variety of pancreatic conditions from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence.
The SIGN Clinical Guidelines
Up-to-date clinical guidelines from the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network .
Other Useful Resources for Patients
provides support and information for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.
The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease
website brings together people of all ages who have Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis,
which includes Proctitis, their families and the health professionals involved in their care.
The British Liver Trust
is the national charity for adults with liver disease. Their website provides information on all types of liver disease.
The Gut Trust
(Formerly The IBS Network)
is the national charity for pateints with irritable bowel syndrome.
The The Haemochromatosis Society
provides help, support and information for those affected by Haemochromatosis (Iron Overload Disorder).
The The Hepatitis C Trust
The Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group
is a UK registered charity whose primary aim is to help people who have to undergo surgery which involves the
removal of their colon (known as a colectomy) and the creation of either an ileostomy or an ileo-anal pouch.
The Colostomy Association
is a UK registered charity representing the interests of people with a colostomy.
The Oesophageal Patients Association
Former patients helping new patients.
The Bladder and Bowel Foundation
(formerly Incontact and the Continence Foundation) provides information and support for people
with bladder and bowel disorders, their carers, families and healthcare professionals.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
is the only
national charity concentrating solely on pancreatic cancer that is dedicated to funding research and providing
support to patients and their families.
The Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric Nutrition Therapy
is intended for all nutrition patients and their carers as well as healthcare professionals and the general
public and of course, PINNT members, both adults and children.