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Dr Jeremy Nightingale


Consultant Gastroenterologist

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Special/Research Interests

Intestinal failure and inflammatory bowel disease

Current NHS and/or University post(s)

Consultant Gastroenterologist & General Physician at Northwick Park Hospital

Professional and Personal profile

Dr Nightingale returned to work at St Marks’ Hospital on 10th April 2010 as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician having been a Consultant at Leicester Royal Infirmary for exactly 10 years.  He has a major interest in the management of patients with intestinal failure and inflammatory bowel disease.  He originally trained at St Marks’ Hospital under the guidance of Professor JE Lennard-Jones.  He was awarded the Sir David Cuthbertson Medal by the Nutrition Society in 1993 for his work on the problems of a short bowel.  He has edited a “best selling” textbook entitled “Intestinal Failure”.  He is the chairman of the BAPEN (British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition) Regional Representatives and chairman of the independent charity “The Nightingale Trust for Nutritional Support (1109586)”.  He sits on the Royal College of Physicians Nutrition Committee.  He was the British Society of Gastroenterology representative on the NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) committee for “Nutritional Support in Adults: oral supplements, enteral and parenteral feeding”.  He is currently the editor of the British Journal of Home Healthcare.  In 2006 he was the main author on the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) guidelines on the management of patients with a short bowel.  He was a member of the LITRE (looking Into The Requirements for Equipment) committee from 1992 to 2006.

He breeds lamas and is a keen tennis/croquet player.

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