Dr Nicholas Hudson: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine

Dr Nicholas Hudson

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Dr N Hudson trained at Birmingham Medical School in 1978-84. His MD thesis at University Hospital Nottingham was in Gastro-intestinal injury associated with NSAIDs exposure. He was appointed Senior Registrar in Gastroenterology at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary before appointment as Consultant Gastroenterologist at City Hospital Birmingham in 1995. He moved to Worcester Royal Infirmary in 2000.
He was clinical sub Dean for Birmingham Medical school in 2001-2005 following introduction of medical students to Worcester. He chaired the 5th year Curriculum Committee at Birmingham Medical School 2005-2012. and is Clinical Director for Medical Specialties at Worcester Royal Hospital 2014-.

He has a keen interest in all aspects of clinical Gastroenterology as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP. In 2007 he set up the video endoscopy capsule service for examination of the small intestine with a swallowed pill camera and has performed over 400 procedures.

He has a keen interest in all aspects of clinical Gastroenterology and a large practice in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He maintains a large endoscopic workload performing over 1000 Upper GI endoscopies, 600 Colonoscopies (prospective caecal intubation rate >94%) and 130 ERCPs biliary cannulation >90%) and recently introduced a colonic stunting service for palliative therapy of colonic obstruction

Areas of interest

Upper GI disorders, reflux and peptic ulcer disease, Inflammatory bowel disease; Small bowel disorders; Diagnostic endoscopy and colonoscopy; Interventional endoscopy (oesophageal and pyloric dilatation,oesophageal variceal banding, gastric and colonoscopic polypectomy and EMR; oesophageal, duodenal and colonic stent, ERCP, sphincterotomy and biliary stent insertion; Video capsule endoscopy.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)


  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)


  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)


  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)


  • G8080

    Capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (5-50)


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