St Mark's HospitalLondon North West Healthcare

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Referrals

Any patients with suspected or known IBD may be referred to the St Mark’s IBD team. Patients with complex diseases, e.g. fistulising disease, stoma care, IBD refractory to treatment or IBD with surgical complications, may also be referred for outpatient’s care or inpatient admission.

Please adhere to the following guidelines when referring patients for:

Urgent Cases

Please fax a referral letter marked ‘Urgent IBD’ to 020 8235 4093 for an urgent appointment. The letter will be triaged, and an appointment with a physician offered according to the clinical need in accordance with Standards documents.

Inpatient Transfers

Please fax a referral letter to 020 8235 4001 and discuss with the on-call St Mark’s gastroenterology registrar, who can be contacted via switchboard on 020 8864 3232.

Outpatient Referrals from GPs and other Hospitals

Please contact the relevant secretary for the team member that you wish to refer to. Full details of the IBD Team can be found in our IBD Services Booklet.