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Specialised Facilities And Services Available On SVUH Campus

  • Combined medical and surgical colorectal clinic
  • Family screening for FAP, HNPCC and high risk families
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy
  • Trans-endoscopic metal stent placement
  • Endoscopic cancer screening service
  • High resolution computerised tomography
  • CT colography
  • Defecating proctography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Chemoembolisation
  • Anorectal physiology laboratory services
  • Pudendal nerve assessment
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Anorectal ultrasound
  • Total mesorectal excision
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Liver resection for colorectal metastases
  • Liver transplantation for carcinoid tumours
  • Lung resection
  • Sub-specialised Colorectal Pathologist
  • Colorectal Medical Scientist
  • On-call service for specimen collection
  • Standardised colorectal cancer photography and dissection
  • Standardised colorectal cancer reporting service
  • Immunohistochemistry for mismatch repair proteins
  • PCR assays for microsatellite instability
  • Medical oncology services
  • Adjuvant chemotherapy
  • Palliative chemotherapy
  • Radiation oncology services
  • Neoadjuvant treatment. (combined long-course chemoradiotherapy)
  • Primary radiotherapy for anal cancer
  • Colorectal Nurse Specialist
  • Stoma Nurse Specialist
  • Colorectal Cancer Co-ordinator
  • Genetic counselling
  • Pre and post-operative patient and family counselling
  • Cancer Support Centre
  • Specialist Palliative Care Service
  • Hospice Service
  • Combined Radiology Conference
  • Combined Histopathology Conference
  • Medical and surgical gastroenterology
  • Case Conference
  • Monthly colorectal cancer audit Meeting
  • Monthly inflammatory bowel disease Meeting
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate lecture series
  • General practice Conferences
  • Nurse Education Program
  • Patient Education Program
  • Colorectal cancer public education seminars/open days
  • Allied health care education program
  • International Colorectal Meetings
  • Translational research program
  • Integrated computerised relational databases from 1983 to 2004
  • Primary colorectal cancer cell culture
  • Research links to Conway Institute
  • Active research links with UK, European and American institutions
  • Statistical Services