Workforce, training and education
East of England




Hospital Profile


Luton and Dunstable Hospital is a large 695-bed district general hospital that serves a population of more than 350,000 in the surrounding geographical region. It has the only Bariatric unit in the East of England deanery and hence a popular rotation for UGI trainees. There are also well-established Colorectal and Breast consultants within the department.



Subspecialty training opportunities


  • UGI - Large high volume Bariatric unit (6 consultants). Also perform other UGI and HPB benign procedures.
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (6 consultants). Cancer and benign procedures performed within a busy unit.
  • Breast - Cancer and benign service (3 consultants)



Established Surgical Trainers


Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam, Mr Omer Al-Taan, Mr Aruna Munasinghe, Mr Roy Gurprashad, Mr Shashank Gurjar, Ms Katherine Brown, Mr Parthasarathi, Mr Douglas Whitelaw



SpR Rota information


6 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour shifts (day and night). Second registrar on CEPOD operating during weekdays (08:00-17:30). On weekends, there is also a second registrar during ward rounds. Free on call room available.



Rota manager/Annual &study leave contact


Jeevline Jeyakumar                          Telephone:     07929 017747                         Email:



Travel/geographical information


Address:     Lewsey Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 0DZ

Switchboard:     01582 491166

On site parking available for staff

The nearest train station is Luton (direct bus service to hospital)

Hospital is accessible via M1

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