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Hospital Profile


Lister Hospital is a large 730 bed District General Hospital based in Stevenage. It has been recently repatriated back to East of England from the London training deanery. The surgical department includes 5 Colorectal, 2 UGI, 2 Breast, 4 Vascular and 2 Emergency hybrid surgical consultants. Breast surgery is predominantly based at the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) Hospital where the breast unit resides. Peripheral clinics can be based at the QE2 hospital and Hertford County Hospital.



Subspecialty training opportunities


  • UGI - Benign unit excluding bariatric surgery (2 consultants). Includes excellent endoscopy training.
  • Colorectal - Busy colorectal cancer service (5 consultants) with high level of laparoscopic resectional numbers performed within the unit. Developing robotic resectional service.
  • Breast - Varied number of breast oncological and benign procedures performed at QE2 Hospital.
  • Vascular - Experienced vascular department (4 consultants) performing a wide variety of arterial and venous cases.
  • Emergency - Established emergency surgery consultants optimising emergency training provided.



Established Surgical Trainers


Mr Sanjay Gupta, Mr Vivek Gupta, Mr Nick Reay-Jones, Mr Gary Atkin, Ms Santhini Jeyarajah, Mr Eriberto Farinella, Mr Geraint Lloyd, Mr Sadasivam Selvakumar, Mr Mike Guest, Mr Matthew Metcalfe



SpR Rota information


4 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts.



Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

Julie Boughton                      Telephone:     01438 314333 (x5943)                       Email:



Travel/geographical information


Address:      Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB

Switchboard:      01438 314333

On site parking available for staff with Car Sharing Scheme

Closest train station is Stevenage (National Rail)

Hospital is accessible from A1(M)

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