Dr Andrew Veitch

Qualifications

BSc, MB BS, FRCP, MD

GMC number: 3289114

Practicing since: 1988

Specialties

Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Weekly Monday 14:00 - 17:00
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About

Dr Andrew Veitch is one of the UK’s leading gastroenterologists, with a national and international reputation in teaching, and development of guidelines for better clinical practice. He has been practicing gastroenterology as a consultant for more than 20 years. In Wolverhampton he has been instrumental in developing a centre of excellence in endoscopy, and has a general gastroenterology and hepatology practice. He set up and runs the first bowel cancer screening centre in England, and has helped lead the programme at a national level.

Dr Veitch is President Elect of the British Society of Gastroenterology. Elsewhere, he is leading on quality improvement in endoscopy services for the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and he has a global role as a member (former Chair) of the endoscopy committee of the World Gastroenterology Organisation. He is key advisor to the NHS in England on the post-Covid recovery of endoscopy for the diagnosis of cancer. He has more than 60 publications, predominantly on endoscopic standards and practice, antithrombotics in endoscopy, bowel cancer screening and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Dr Andrew Veitch works with all of the major medical insurance providers.

Special interests

All aspects of general gastroenterology and liver disease, including:

  • acid reflux
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • colitis and Crohn’s disease
  • coeliac disease
  • bowel cancer diagnosis and prevention
  • abnormal liver blood tests
  • diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Andrew Veitch at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)

Locations Dr Andrew Veitch works with

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Research

He is actively involved in research and guideline development in endoscopy, and publishes numerous articles every year.


Other post held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Declaration

Dr Andrew Veitch does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Andrew Veitch does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Andrew Veitch does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.