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Fiona 398
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Quote Fiona 398 Replybullet Topic: Consultant recommendations please.
    Posted: 12 Apr 2018 at 4:10pm
I am looking to get a second opinion as not at all happy with the Consultant who carried out my latest endoscopy and diagnosed Barrett's - no help or follow up and a very different result to the endoscopy I had 3 months ago (no Barrett's but H Pylori infection and hiatal hernia). I live in Lancashire and wondered if anyone can recommend a Consultant. I'm prepared to go private if necessary to get some answers.
Many thanks.

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Quote Choccy 76 Replybullet Posted: 13 Apr 2018 at 3:58pm
Hi Fiona

Im from Wigan & i paid for MR J Varghese from Beaumont private hospital in Bolton to check my small segment last year, he seemed very knowledgeable

I hope this helps

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Quote chrisrob Replybullet Posted: 13 Apr 2018 at 4:19pm

I don't actually know any of the Lancs gastroenterologists but have spoken with Dr Rob Willert at Manchester whom I believe to be a top player.

We had hoped to be launching Barrett's Manchester patient support group next month but it has, unfortunately, had to be postponed due to the time pressures and backlog following the winter crisis - and they underwent "JAG accreditation" (bit like an OFSTED) just before Easter. However, we do hope the postponement won't be for too long.
In the interim, anyone in the Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire & W Yorks area may wish to pre-register their interest by emailing or chat to the Manchester convenor, Reg, via Manchester@Barretts/
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