Colorectal Surgery

About the Service

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust’s colorectal service is provided by a dedicated team of consultants, senior doctors, specialist nurses, therapists and administration staff.

Our aim is to provide the highest possible quality of care for the local population and patients travelling out of area to access our specialist services. As part of the general surgery department the colorectal service provides care for planned and unplanned hospital care.


We provide a broad range of services including:

  • Elective surgery
  • Laparoscopic and open groin and incisional hernia repair
  • Emergency surgery
  • Emergency laparotomy pathway
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Complex surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Perianal fistula surgery
  • Ileoanal pouch surgery
  • Trans anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Pelvic Floor Clinic
  • Laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy
  • Ano-rectal physiology
  • Pilonidal surgery Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Anoscopy
  • Regional centre for squamous cell cancer surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal and general surgical clinics
  • Colorectal cancer early rectal cancer inflammatory bowel, benign and pelvic floor multidisciplinary team meeting
  • Enhanced Recovery Programme
  • Specialist Nurse led services
  • Straight to test (STT)


A colorectal MDT meeting runs weekly to discuss patients with complex , non cancer related disease.

The Colorectal cancer services are part of the Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire (SWSH) Cancer Network. The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meet weekly to discuss all patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer. St Luke’s Cancer Centre, Guildford is the regional cancer centre and from where our oncologists are based.

The MDT includes:

  • Consultant Surgeons
  • Consultant Oncologist
  • Consultant Radiologist
  • Consultant Pathologist
  • Colorectal Cancer Nurse Specialists
  • MDT coordinator
  • Stoma Nurse Specialists
  • Gastroenterologists


Useful Forms


Clinical Office

Tel: 01932 723672 / 722318 / 722233


The Clinical Team

Mr Philip BEARN

Mr Philip BEARN, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

GMC: 2732185

Secretary: 01932 726686

Laparoscopic surgery, endometriosis
Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery (TEMS)
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of polyps (EMR)


Mr Pasha NISAR

Mr Pasha NISAR, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

GMC: 4586283

Secretary SPH: 01932 722940

KSS NIHR CRN Lead for Surgery
Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Pelvic floor, benign and inflammatory bowel disease


Mr Humphrey SCOTT

Mr Humphrey SCOTT, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

GMC: 2785107

Secretary: 01932 722233

Head of School of Surgery and Assoc Dean for KSS
Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Pelvic floor and benign bowel pathology


Mr Jonathan TRICKETT

Mr Jonathan TRICKETT, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon (Specialty Lead)

GMC: 4107798

Secretary: 01932 723861

Trans-anal Endoscopic MicroSurgery (TEMS)
Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Benign bowel pathology, endometriosis



Dr Prateesh TRIVEDI, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Secretary: 01932 723421

Laparoscopic bowel resection for cancer
Pelvic floor and benign bowel pathology
Research coordinator Royal Holloway University



Anorectal Physiology

Clinical Technician
Tel: 01932 723861

Anorectal Physiology is located at SPH and offers investigations and treatment for patients with pelvic floor problems such as faecal incontinence, constipation, IBS etc. Investigations include Anorectal Physiology, 3D Endoanal Ultrasound, Pudendal Nerve Terminal Motor Latencies, Rectal compliance and 3D Endorectal Ultrasound. Following investigations patients can attend clinics for either Biofeedback or Rectal Irrigation to treat their bowel problems. We also offer clinics for patients who have received an obstetric trauma (3rd/4th Degree tear) for investigations and treatment. Anorectal Physiology provides cognitive behavioural treatment with our clinical health psychologist.


Specialist Nursing: Stoma Care

Stoma Care Nurses
Tel: 01932 722636 / 01932 723709

Nurse specialist stoma care
Pager: 8237

Nurse specialist stoma care
Pager 8464

Sally TYTE
Stoma Care Nurse
Pager 8746

Stoma Care Nurse
Pager 8854
Provide specialist nursing care for both established and potential patients with a colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy, ileo-anal pouch, antegrade continence enema, wound fistula; or related colorectal and urological conditions.

Patients can be referred from all professional colleagues or be self-referred.


Specialist Nursing: Other

Colorectal Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist
Mon, Tues and Weds
Tel: 01932 723245 or pager 8975 via the switchboard

Providing information and support for all patients and families diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Involved from diagnosis, through treatment and on to follow-up providing a nurse-led follow-up clinic for patient’s surveillance checks following on from their treatment.

Colorectal Nurse Practitioner>
Tel. 01932 723415

Runs a nurse-led clinic four times a week to see patients under the colorectal TWR guidance. Also has own flexible sigmoidoscopy lists in Endoscopy suite at St. Peter’s Hospital.