How we decide on the best course of treatment

A range of specialists, known as the multi-disciplinary team, meet every Tuesday, between 1.00pm and 2.00pm to agree treatment plans for each individual patient. Following the meeting an appointment will be made for you to be seen by your consultant, either in a clinic or in the Colorectal Nurse’s office and the treatment options will be discussed with you and your family. A copy of the treatment plan agreed between yourselves and the consultant will be forwarded to your GP and a copy given to your.

Your team includes:

3  Consultant Colorectal Surgeons – Mr M Cartmell, Mrs K Cross, Mr A Arain

1  Colorectal Nurse Specialist – Karen Day

2  Consultant Gastroenterologists – Dr A Moran, Dr A Davis

2  Consultant Oncologists – Dr M Napier, Dr M Osborne

2  Consultant Radiologists – Dr J MacPherson, Dr A Sanderson

1  Consultant Histopathologist – Dr N Ward

1  Palliative Care Consultant – Dr K Ricketts

1  Dietician – Eden Davies

1  MDT Co-ordinator – Sue Hammett

1  Assistant MDT Co-ordinator – Alison Wilkes

What is a Colorectal Multidisciplinary Team Meeting?

The Team meet weekly, every Tuesday, between 1.00pm and 2.00pm to agree individual treatment plans. Following the meeting an appointment will be made for you to be seen by your Consultant, either in a Clinic or in the Colorectal Nurse’s office and the treatment options will be discussed with you and your family. A copy of the treatment plan agreed between yourselves and the Consultant will be forwarded to your GP and a copy given to yourself.

If you would like information about the MDT discussion, please contact the Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist on 01271 322464       

What is a Key Worker?

You will be offered a named Key Worker who will be responsible for co-ordinating your care. The whole team can be contacted via your Key Worker. Your Key Worker is currently:

Karen Day – Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist on 01271 322464.

Last updated: October 27, 2017