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- Inflammatory bowel disease
Trained In Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Melbourne (Australia). British Digestive Foundation Research Fellow 1994-96. Senior Registrar Nottingham, 1996-98. Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sheffield since 1998. Clinical lead for Nutrition service. Developed Small Bowel and Capsule Endoscopy Service, now one of the largest in Europe. Previous responsibilities include: Royal College of Physicians examiner, South Yorks Strategic Health Authority lead for the National Endoscopy Project, member of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Small Bowel & Nutrition Committee. Currently chair for the UK Capsule Endoscopy Users' Group and representative for the group on the BSG Endoscopy Committee. Director of the European Capsule Endoscopy Training Course. Member of the European Faculty for Capsule Endoscopy Training.
Areas of interest
Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures; Capsule endoscopy; Dyspepsia (indigestion); acid reflux; Nutrition; irritable bowel syndrome; coeliac disease; food intolerance
- Pat Vernall
- 3 Cornfield Close Ashgate CHESTERFIELD S42 7JU
- 01246 201883
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
Capsule endoscopy, small bowel disorders, nutrition and nutrition support, inflammatory bowel disease.
British Digestive Foundation Research Fellowship 1996. Movetis MAGIC award for the Small Bowel Service 2011. Care Integration Award: winner in Patient Safety and Primary Care categories for Community Care for Gastrostomy Patients; runner up in Integrated Care category for Small Bowel Service, 2012. Winner, Medipex Innovation Award for Secondary Care: Capsule Endoscopy, a remote tool to investigate the whole GI tract. 2013. Runner up, Health Services Journal Hall of Fame award, 2015.
(Additional) Languages spoken
Over 100 publications and three book chapters. Co-editor for Handbook of Capsule Endoscopy, 2014. Senior author for national capsule endoscopy guidelines (2006) and member of European guidelines committee (2013). Advised and appeared in television productions including Richard and Judy (channel 4), Don't do this at home (BBC3 pilot), Bingers (ITV), Full on Food (with Stefan Gates, BBC2), Death due to Excess (SkyTV), Infestation (SkyTV), The Truth about Food (with Fiona Bruce, BBC2), Guts: the Strange and Mysterious World of the Human Stomach (with Michael Moseley, BBC4)
Courses offered to GPs
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Nottingham 1987
- Bachelor of Medical Sciences Nottingham 1985
- Doctor of Philosophy Nottingham 1998
Reference number 3242126
Affiliations / memberships
Member of Endoscopy committee of British Society of Gastroenterology.
- BMI Thornbury Hospital, S10 3BR
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 0114 266 1133
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