Service Summary

The IBD Service forms part of the Surgery Health Care Group.

The IBD Service provides diagnosis and on going care for people with IBD including:

  • Medical treatment
  • Education / advice
  • Emotional support
  • Rapid access to clinical care
  • Inpatient liaison

The IBD service works with other services and departments to provide high quality multidisciplinary care. This includes:

  • Joint medical / Surgical clinics
  • Joint Adult / Paediatric clinics for transitional care
  • Dieticians
  • Stoma Nurses
  • Medical Day Unit
  • Endoscopy Unit (Hull Royal and Castle Hill Hospitals)
  • Radiology Department
  • Clinical Psychology


We are an active Research Department with a number of specific Inflammatory Bowel Disease related studies. We run a number of national and international trials from various aspects of IBD including genetics, newer diagnostic modalities and treatments. We are always looking for people to take part in our research and if you would be interested in helping, please contact the IBD nurses on 01482 608982 for further details or contact our Research Department on 01482 674801.

Contact Us

  • IBD Service Lead
    Dr. S Sebastian
  • Gastroenterology Consultants
    Dr. T Diggory
    Dr. M Giaffer
    Dr. H Tsai
  • Colorectal Surgeons
    Mr. J Gunn
    Mr. J Hartley
  • IBD Specialist Nurses
    • Katherine Ashton
    • Claire Hamer-Richardson
    • Sally Myers
    • Emma Whitehead

Consultants secretaries are available via 01482 875875

Useful Links

The IBD Telephone helpline provides direct access to the IBD Team. Telephone: 01482 608982