Surgery services

Surgery services at Chelsea and Westminster

SpecialtyClinical leadOther key staffHow to contactSpecific referral information

Bariatric and metabolic surgery

Evangelos Efthimiou

Clinical Nurse Specialist -
Nuala Davison

T: 020 3315 8604
E: obesity@chelwest.nhs.uk

Surgical admissions
T: 020 3315 3350

Outpatient appointments
T: 020 3315 6666 (new patients)
T: 020 3315 5677/5686/8384 (review patients)

W: eReferrals 
E: chelwest.gpreferrals@nhs.net

 

Burns

Isobel Jones

Lead nurses - Elaine Mandeson/Jane-Marie Hamil

T: 020 3315 2500 (24/7 telephone advice/acute referrals)

E: chelwest.gpreferrals@nhs.net

Acute referrals are taken from walk-in centres, GPs, NHS Direct, A&E departments and transfers from other hospitals.

Completion of a telephone referral is required for burn wounds/acute referrals to establish the nature of the burn. 24-hour access to specialist advice and burn wound review. Immediate admission and surgery when required. The burns dressing clinics are open Mon–Fri, 08.30—15.45 - referrals can be made by calling 020 3315 2500.

General, emergency and vascular surgery

Evangelos Efthimiou (general surgery)

Nebil Behar (emergency surgery)

James Smellie (Service Director of Surgery)

 

Colorectal surgery
T: 020 3315 8529

Colorectal cancer
T: 020 3315 8354

General, upper GI, weight loss
T: 020 3315 8463
F: 020 3315 8282

Upper GI cancer
T: 020 3315 8354

Weight loss surgery
T: 020 3315 8604
E: obesity@chelwest.nhs.uk

Patients with breast disease should be referred to the breast assessment unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Referrals for patients with venous disease who are treated on-site or who have peripheral arterial disease are accepted, although patients with peripheral arterial disease who require surgery will be transferred to Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

For urgent advice contact the General Surgery SpR via switchboard on 020 3315 8000 bleep 5658.

Booking new, rescheduling, and follow-up appointments
T: 020 3315 6666
F: 020 3315 8814

Admissions team confirmation line
T: 020 3315 2800

 

Hand Unit

Alice Bremner-Smith

Lead nurse - Kim Patrick

Secretaries
T: 020 3315 5376 (Mr Eckersley, Ms Bremner-Smith, Ms Owers)

T: 020 3315 2780 (Mr Bantick, Ms Katsarma)

T: 020 3315 2777 (Mr Chakrabarty)

W: eReferrals 

New hand clinic appointments
T: 020 3315 2678

Follow-up hand clinic and plastic dressings clinic appointments
T: 020 3315 2770/2772/2773 (48-hour response Mon–Fri)

 

Ophthalmology

 

Lead nurse - Eloise Tse

Eye Clinic (for urgent advice)
T: 020 3315 8884/8457

Reception Manager
T: 020 3315 5015

Ophthalmology Medical Secretary
T: 020 3315 8345
F: 020 3315 5040 (urgent referrals only)

 

W: eReferrals                        E: chelwest.gpreferrals@nhs.net

Ophthalmology Medical Secretary

T: 020 3315 8345
F: 020 3315 5040 (urgent referrals only)

Doctors’ Clinic Rooms (emergency referrals and advice)
T: 020 3315 5016 (SHOs)
T: 020 3315 5017 (Registrars)
T: 020 3315 5018 (Consultants)

Oral, max fax and craniofacial

Jonathan Collier

 

T: 020 8315 8858

 

Pain management services

Dr Ian Goodall

Lead nurse – Sarah Thomas

Receptionists
T: 020 3315 2666/3014

The unit does not treat the following:

•Children with malignant or terminal pain
•Back pain with cauda equina
•Patients in pain as a result of substance misuse unless being treated concurrently at a drug dependency unit
•Painful peripheral vascular disease before vascular assessment
•Acute herpes zoster in routine cases for patients under 50 years old
•Patients with degenerative joint pain

Plastic surgery

Giles Bantick

 

Reception
T: 020 3315 2786

Unit
T: 020 3315 8000 or bleep 5665 (Nurse Lead)
T: 020 3315 8000 or bleep 0279 (Plastics Ward-based Team)
T: 020 3315 8000 or bleep 0278 (Plastics On-call)
T: 020 3315 2772/2773 (Outpatients Clinic—Appointments Booking Office)

W: eReferrals
E: chelwest.gpreferrals@nhs.net

For urgent advice, call the plastics team via the switchboard on 020 3315 8000

For routine advice contact the relevant secretary

Trauma and orthopaedics

Charles Gibbons

Lead nurse - Emer Bounam

Mr Evans, Ms Hulme (T&O 1)
T: 020 3315 8451
F: 020 3315 8353

Mr Church, Mr Radford (T&O 2)
T: 020 3315 8451
F: 020 3315 8353

Mr Calder, Mr Gibbons (T&O 3)
T: 020 3315 8451
F: 020 3315 8353

Mr Williams, Mr Sankey (T&O 4)
T: 020 3315 8451
F: 020 3315 8353

Appointments (new, rescheduled, follow-up)
T: 020 3315 6666
F: 020 3315 8814

Admissions Team Confirmation Line
T: 020 3315 2800

W: eReferrals
E: chelwest.gpreferrals@nhs.net

Urology

Bijan Khoubehi

Lead nurse - Caroline Websdale

For urgent advice bleep the Urology SpR via switchboard on 020 3315 8000.

Medical Secretary (Martin Seecharan)
T: 020 3315 8559 (routine queries)

Outpatient Supervisor
T: 020 3315 2676 (patient queries only)

Booking/rescheduling appointments
T: 020 3315 6666

Admissions Co-ordinator (Lilla Hancock)
T: 020 3315 2769

Urology Nurse Practitioner (Caroline Websdale)
T: 020 3315 5348 or 020 3315 8000 bleep 0416

Uro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (Tina Smith)
T: 020 3315 5460 or 020 3315 8000 bleep 0421

W: eReferrals
E: chelwest.gpreferrals@nhs.net