Dr Ines Modolell and Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) lead Ben Smith work closely with a team that organises fast-track investigation of patients meeting the two-week wait criteria and appropriate management for non-fast-track patients.
Our Dyspepsia Service is Nurse-led by two Clinical Nurse Specialists, Marianna Bellou and Catherine Hill.
We offer expertise in the diagnosis and management of peptic ulcer disease, chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux, dysphagia, gastric malignancy, biliary pain, drug induced dyspepsia and Helicobacter pylori infection.
Our dyspepsia service includes:
- the rapid access service (fast track) for suspected upper gastrointestinal (UGI) cancers, including the investigations and treatment
- close liaison with the UGI multi-disciplinary team, including the surgeons
- patient support and lifestyle advice, supplemented with relevant information leaflets for conditions such as reflux, non-ulcer dyspepsia and weight control
- urea breath test service following the eradication therapy of helicobacter pylori infection