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- Inflammatory bowel disease
Dr Charles Grimley graduated from Manchester University in 1988. After junior medical posts in Lancashire he moved to the West Midlands to complete his training in gastroenterology. He was appointed as a consultant in East Lancashire in 1999.
His research interests while training included the study of gastric acidity and the effect of Helicobacter pylori in cancers of the oesophagus and stomach.
He did additional training to become a bowel cancer colonoscopy screener in 2008 and has an interest in advanced polypectomy in the colon. He is endoscopy training and audit lead for his NHS trust and is passionate about the quality of endoscopy.
He has been the medical advisor to the local Crohn’s and Colitis UK group since its inauguration in 2007.
Areas of interest
Advanced endoscopy - accredited bowel cancer screening programme colonoscopist with experience of management of large colonic polyps, advanced oesophageal endotherapy for Barretts including oesophageal EMR for Barretts dysplasia and other UGI lesions; Inflammatory Bowel Disease - medical management; Irritable Bowel Syndrome - medical management
Current NHS consultant posts held
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist Royal Preston Hospital and Blackpool Victoria Hospital
I am the local lead investigator for BOSS and CHOPIN studies for management options of Barretts Oesophagus.
Outside medicine, I enjoy classical music and I have a young family who keep me busy.
FRCP - 2006
- MB, ChB Manchester 1988
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians (UK) 1991
- Certifcate of Completeion of Specialist Training Royal College of Physicians of London 1999
- BMI Gisburne Park Hospital, BB7 4HX
- 15:00 - 20:00
- 01200 415477
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)
Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)