St Mark's HospitalLondon North West Healthcare

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Description of Service

The London North West Hospitals NHS Trust has a specialist and world renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) service, predominately based at St Mark’s Hospital, which also covers Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals. The service encompasses all aspects of IBD care; medical, nursing and surgical treatments, psychological and nutritional support, research and education, as well as service for the transition from childhood to adulthood. 

The IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Team offer the following clinical services: 

  • Telephone advice line (including in the email service) – 02082354155 and  
  • Nurse-led clinics (for education, information and support regarding your condition)
  • Dedicated IBD Day Care Unit – 02088695488 (by booked appointment only)
  • Immunosuppressant blood monitoring service
  • Inpatient care
  • Annual Open information event (next planned for the 5th of November 2016)
  • Paediatric specialist services (telephone advice line and nurse-led clinics 

Location Within the Hospital

The IBD Unit is located on Level 4 of St Mark’s Hospital.

Hours of Service

The team is available from Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm.

The Team

Tracey Tyrrell (Lead IBD CNS), Kay Crook (Paediatric CNS), Monica Chan (IBD CNS). Jitka Adio (IBD CNS), Pinashwari Naeck-Boolauky (IBD CNS), Guia Grande (IBD CNS) and Sheryl Azana (IBD CNS) – currently on maternity leave.

IBD Biologics Nursing team April An Berbo (IBD Nurse), April Mahinery (IBD Nurse), Nancy Aranas( IBD Nurse), Comfort Okeph (IBD Nurse)

Key Contacts

Tel Advice Line Service: 0208 235 4155
Main fax: 0208 869 5487
Main email:
IBD Day Unit: 0208 869 5488
IBD Nursing secretary0208 235 4026

Annual Report

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease unit report is available to view online in PDF format: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Annual Report.

For further information, the following information leaflet is available to download or view online: 

IBD Service Information Leaflet (under review – will be available shortly)