Hepatology is a major part of work we do at our trust, with dedicated inpatient and outpatient clinic services.
Some of the liver conditions we treat include:

We have a 27 bed gastroenterology ward, on the 10th floor, Tower Block at Hull Royal Infirmary. We also have 6-day case drain slots each week for patients that have ascites. This is on 1st floor Medical Day Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary.
There are 18 outpatient liver clinics each week, at both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital.

What Can You Expect Upon Arriving For Your Clinic Appointment?

When you arrive please sign in using one of our koisks or the reception. We will ask you to take a seat and wait for your name to be called out. Soon a healthcare assistant will call your name and then weigh you, and take a needed bloods. You will then be asked to take a seat again, until the consultant or specialist nurse calls your name. After your appointment has finished, we may take more bloods from you if nessecary. We will then send a letter to your GP with all the details from your appointment. Your GP practice will contact you to arrange another appointment to talk through the blood results and next steps.

Liver transplants are done at St. James' University Hospital in Leeds, with pre and post-transplant shared care in Hull and Leeds.

Meet the team

Dr G Abouda Hepatology Consultant
Dr L Corless Hepatology Consultant
Dr C Raychaudhuri Hepatology Consultant
Dr J Smithson Hepatology Consultant
Dianne Backhouse Hepatology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Tania Nurun Hepatology Research Nurse
Bethia Featherstone Hepatology Research Nurse
Helen Del Rosario Hepatology Research Nurse

Consultants secretaries are available via 01482 875875


We are an active research team with a number of specific liver related studies. We run multiple national and international trials for various parts of Hepatology, newer diagnostics and treatments.

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