Lindsey is a Nurse Consultant and Clinical Endoscopist from University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay. Lindsey is the clinical lead for Endoscopy services within the trust and the deputy director of the Lancashire and south Cumbria spoke for the North West Endoscopy Training Academy. Lindsey has a passion for Endoscopy and training within endoscopy and an advocate for supporting the development of Nurses within GI and Advanced Nursing Practice
University of Derby
Gerri is a Nurse with over 40 years’ experience, spanning both acute medical and surgical nursing. In 2021, Gerri was awarded her PhD titled ’advancing health professionals’ knowledge of liver disease’. In 2022, Gerri was promoted to Associate Professor in Advancing Practice by the University of Derby and lectures on MSc advanced practice programme and mentors PhD students. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Current research interest is liver disease and with a focus on metabolic health. In 2021 Gerri, won 2021 BJN Nurse of Year for published guidelines on venesection. In addition to this Gerri works as a Commissioner for the Commission on Human Medicines which advises Ministers on the safety and efficacy of medicines.
IBD ANP and ANP with specialist interest in gastroenterology
St Marks Specialist Bowel Hospital and Wyke Regis and Lanehouse medical Center
Pearl Avery has had an interest in Gastroenterology since qualifying in 2005 she has been an IBD nurse for 10 years developing an interest in using digital health to improve patient outcomes. This led to secondment to the IBD Registry in 2020. In 2021 pearl joined the St Marks Hospital team now incorporating Nurse research in to a ANP role she works one day weekly at Wyke Regis and Lanehouse Medical Centre as an ANP with specialist interest in gastroenterology. Pearl is undertaking a PhD and is the Nurse representative for the British Society of Gastroenterology IBD section clinical research group
Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist - IBD
St Mark’s – The National Bowel Hospital
Hailing from the Southernmost Caribbean Island of Trinidad in 2001, Madhoor arrived at a much bigger island called the United Kingdom (UK) as an international student nurse to undertake her Bachelor of Nursing (Honours). After graduating, Madhoor began her career within the Endoscopy and Gastroenterology specialities. In 2015 she obtained a Master of Science in Advanced Practice Gastrointestinal Nursing at King’s College, London. Madhoor currently leads the nursing service at a world-renowned bowel hospital for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Madhoor has a passion for providing compassionate and quality care while ensuring the individual needs and preferences of each patient is met by tailoring their needs accordingly. Madhoor is a committee member for the global organisation, South Asian IBD Alliance (SAIA), the first patient-clinician collaborative for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Madhoor is also a fellow on the Dame Elizabeth Anionwu Fellowship for Inclusivity in Nursing and Midwifery. When not at work, Madhoor enjoys travelling to new places with family and friends, enjoying the outdoors, playing badminton, and reading.
Senior Lecturer & Chair of RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing Forum
University of Hertfordshire
Kathy is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire. Her clinical background is in gastrointestinal nursing, specifically colorectal cancer, when she worked at St Mark’s Hospital from 1999 - 2009. She has been in nursing education since 2005, and worked within the Burdett Institute, on education and nursing research programmes. Her current job involves teaching on nursing practice, clinical skills, gastrointestinal/long term conditions, and end of life care. Kathy is the current Chair of the RCN GI Nursing Forum having joined the steering committee in 2016, developing a special interest in education and nursing research within the specialty.