Dr Sean Preston
leading gastroenterologist, specialising in gastrointestinal cancer
Preston is Consultant Gastroenterologist, based at the Royal London
Hospital, Barts Health.
is Director of Endoscopy at Barts and the London NHS Trust and The
Princess Grace Hospital. He is also an accredited colonoscopist for
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme and is Deputy Screening
North East Thames. He has written numerous papers and book chapters on
gastrointestinal cancer, and continues his research into Barrett’s
clinical practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of
gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, cancers of the gastrointestinal
inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. His
expertise relates to gastroscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopic
graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Paddington in 1995.
He undertook his PhD at Cancer Research UK, London.
of Dr Preston’s postgraduate training was centred at Barts and the
London NHS Trust, in addition to a year spent in Sydney as an Advanced
Endoscopy Fellow. In 2013 he was featured in the Tatler Doctor
Britain's top consultants. He becomes the President of the
Section of the Royal Society of Medicine in October 2015.
provided to HCA
Dr Preston provides medical advisory services for HCA's Princess Grace Hospital. In his role, Dr Preston leads interactions with hospital medical staff and
the hospital leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical
and promote high quality, cost effective care.
In his role, he contributes to the strategy, policies and decision
making regarding the Department of Endoscopy and advises HCA to ensure
care provided within the facility is appropriate and efficient. In his role, Dr Preston advises on initiatives to drive clinical standards by
providing professional advice on clinical governance matters and
adoption of those by colleagues in Endoscopy.
In addition, he works with medical insurance companies, GPs, other
relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on
clinical updates to treatments in Endoscopy available in the facility.
Furthermore, he advises on the accuracy of literature that may be
published regarding relevant services. He will also advise on how to make the patient referral
smooth to reduce stress and anxiety for patients.
For example, recent work has included
representing HCA in Arab Health, Dubai, showcasing the
multidisciplinary team working
with cutting edge technology. He has also been central in the redesign
Endoscopy Unit, in addition to maintaining the Governance structure
represented the Unit at the Medical Advisory Committee. Together with
Silk he chairs the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department
HCA UK is charged by doctors in return for their expertise and advice, including on how to operate safe hospital facilities delivering complex care. All services provided under this agreement are charged to HCA UK. From January to December 2017, the total charge was £26,082.00.
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