Consultant Profile

Dr Nicolas Hudson

Dr Nicolas Hudson DM FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire South Bank Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctocology
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Gastrointestinal pathology
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Liver disease
    • Motility disorder
    • Pancreatology
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
Special clinical interests:


Upper GI endoscopy
Video Capsule Endoscopy
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Therapeutic Endoscopy
     Balloon Dilatation
     Variceal banding
     Ablation therapy
     Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Stent Insertion

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Colitis)




Liver disease and Jaundice


Diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures


Research interests:

Helicobacter pylori
NSAID associated GI mucosal injury
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician Worcester Royal Hospital 2000-
Clinical Sub Dean for Birmingham Medical School. WRH 2001-2005
Chair 5th year curriculum Committee, Birmingham Medical School 2005-2012
Royal College of Physicians Clinical Examiner (PACES Membership examinations)
Clinical Director Medical Specialties Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 2014-

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians
Bristish Society of Gastroenterology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01905 362 220
Private secretary:
Mrs Wendy Giles
Private secretary telephone number:
07899 877 367
Private secretary email address:
Friday afternoon
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Nick Hudson trained at Birmingham Medical School in Spring 2000. His MD thesis at University Hospital Nottingham was in gastro-intestinal injury associated with NSAIDS. He was appointed senior registrar in gastroenterology at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary before appointment as Consultant Gastroenterologist at City Hospital Birmingham in 1995. He moved to Worcester Royal Infirmary in Spring 2000. He has a keen interest in all aspects of clinical gastroenterology, particularly diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP. He has a large clinical practice in inflammatory bowel disease. He recently set up a video capsule endoscopy service for examination of the small intestine with a swallowed pill camera.

He has a long established clinical practice in all aspects of Gastroenterology and follows up a large cohort of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, liver and biliary disease and runs the National IBD Audit programme for the Worcestershire Hospitals.

He maintains a large endoscopic workload performing over 1200 Upper GI endoscopies, 500 Colonoscopies (caecal intubation rate >95%) and 130 ERCPs cannulation rate (biliary cannulation >90%) per annum. He provides a wide ranging therapeutic endoscopy service including: Polyp removal (polypectomy) and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) in both stomach and colon, Oesophageal stricture balloon dilatation and variceal banding. In conjunction with a fellow Gastroenterologist he provides the majority of endoscopic stenting for oesophageal, duodenal and biliary obstruction and recently introduced a colonic stenting service for bowel obstruction.

In 2007 he set up a Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE service) to allow detailed imaging of the small intestine mucosa and to date has performed over 260 procedures.

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Dr Nicolas Hudson

Dr Nicholas Hudson, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Spire South Bank Hospital, Worcester. gastro-intestinal surgery, endoscopy

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