The department is further involved with the education of Junior Doctors and Student Nurses as well as ward meetings and study days. It is also a source of expert information for other healthcare professionals.
The department works closely with the consultant surgeons who have a special interest in the specialty.
If you have any questions or for more information on the coloproctology and stoma care department please contact:
Tracey Purcell, Lead coloproctology/stoma care specialist nurse
Yvonne McGrath, Coloproctology/stoma care specialist nurse
Julie Higginson, Assistant Practitioner in stoma care and Enhanced Recovery support nurse.
Tel: 0161 746 2323 (answer phone available)
We are available Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
We are based at Trafford General Hospital, but also work throughout Trafford community to serve all ostomates, seeing new ostomates and housebound patients in the community and established patients in stoma clinics. We run clinics at both Trafford and Altrincham General Hospitals by appointment only.