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: Jeevline.firstname.lastname@example.org
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