Inflammatory Bowel Disease Referral

This information is for clinical referrals.

Any patients with suspected or known IBD may be referred to the St Mark’s IBD team. Patients with complex diseases, for example fistulising disease, dysplasia, stoma care, IBD refractory to medical treatment or IBD with surgical complications, should be referred to the specialist IBD team as outpatients or inpatient admission.

Urgent Cases

Please use secure email to send letter requesting an urgent appointment. The letter will be triaged, and an appointment offered according to the clinical need in accordance with IBD Standards. Alternatively, if you are a GP you may wish to contact our advanced nurse practitioner.

Inpatient Transfers

Please discuss with the on-call St Mark’s IBD registrar or surgical RSO on call.

Outpatient Referrals from GPs

Please refer patients via ERS – St Mark’s Hospital – GI and Liver (Medicine and Surgery) – Upper GI incl. Dyspepsia – Referral Assessment Service.

Outpatient Referrals from other Hospitals or other Specialists

Please use secure email to send a letter requesting an appointment. Please specify whether your patient might benefit from one of the specialist services: Adolescent, medical-surgical joint clinics (refractory UC, peri-anal Crohn’s, fistulising Crohn’s, strictures, dysplasia), new diagnosis clinic (within 6 months of referral).


St Mark’s Booking Coordinator
Tel: 020 8235 4051
Fax: 020 8235 4001