A Guide for Patients

This section gives you information about what to bring, where to go and what you should and should not do in St Mark’s Hospital.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The service offers care to patients above the age of 16 to cover all aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; medical, nursing and surgical treatments, psychological and nutritional support, research and education. This section introduces the team, describes the services and how to access them.


Find out how to fund cutting-edge research, education and dissemination of clinical excellence at this 180 year old World Specialist

Bowel Cancer Screening

A free-phone helpline 0800 707 6060 provides additional support to those taking up the offer of Bowel Cancer Screening.


Getting Here

Travelling to St Mark’s is straightforward, whether you are journeying by public transport or using a private vehicle.

Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy

The Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark’s is world renowned, being the only unit in the UK to achieve international recognition as a centre of excellence for endoscopy research and training.

Academic Institute

St Mark’s has a major teaching commitment. Educational courses are run throughout the year from the Academic Institute.



St Mark’s the National Bowel Hospital, Central Middlesex, Acton Lane, London NW10 7NS