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Dr Nicola Burch (Consultant)

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About Dr Nicola Burch

  • Role: Consultant
  • Year of First Medical Qualification: 2001
  • Location of Medical Training: Leicester Medical School
  • Date Joined University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire: 2011
  • Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies:
    Member of RCP Advisory Committee on Nutrition and Health
    Member of the BAPEN BANS-IF committee
  • Other Professional Details:
    Appointed as Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Lead for Nutrition at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in 2011, and Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology in 2019.
  • Special Interests:
    I was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Lead for Nutrition in 2011 at UHCW and was Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology from November 2018-2022. I have a specialist interest in Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowe disease, Clinical Nutrition, Intestinal failure, and advanced endoscopy (incl. insertion of enteral feeding tubes, and endoscopic mucosal resection – EMR - of large polyps).
    Since my appointment I have been instrumental in transforming and growing the gastroenterology, nutrition, and intestinal failure service at UHCW; such that we were awarded ‘Severe Intestinal Failure’ (SIF) unit accreditation in 2022. As one of two designated SIF centres in the West Midlands, we now serve a catchment area of over 3.4 million.
    I was appointed as a member of the RCP Advisory Committee on Nutrition and Health in 2021 and am also a member of the British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) BANS-IF committee, having previously worked as BAPEN Treasurer from 2015-2019. I have been involved in several national publications such as the RCP Feeding at Risk Guidance, RCP Supporting people who have eating and drinking difficulties, and BSG gastrostomy guidelines.

Contact Information

Gastroenterology Department
University Hospital Coventry
Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX

Secretary: Debbie Lee
Office (sec): +44(0)2476 966191 (internal 26091)

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