Dr John Jones



GMC number: 4032557

Practicing since: 1993


Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Tuesday PM
  • Overview

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Dr Jones has provided a broad range of gastroenterology services at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital since 2003 including consultations and a range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Dr Jones is also skilled at the advanced techniques of endoscopic ultrasound, oesophageal and duodenal stenting.

Dr Jones was educated as a preclinical student at Cambridge University and as a clinical student at Oxford University before being trained in Gastroenterology in Oxford and Nottingham. As well as being a Consultant Gastroenterologist, he has held a number of clinical roles in the NHS including Upper GI Cancer Lead, Family History of Colon Cancer Lead and Nutrition Steering group member. He has also held a number of clinical management roles most recently Deputy Medical Director.

Dr Jones was previously Hospital Dean for Keele University responsible for undergraduate medical education in Shropshire and remains an honorary senior clinical lecturer.

Dr Jones provides a number of services for the General Medical Council as a GMC associate and is a medico-legal expert providing reports for the court.

Other interests

  • Colonoscopy, Upper GI endoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohns disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
  • Reflux
  • Coeliac disease
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Cancers of Stomach, Oesophagus, Pancreas, and Colon

Personal interests

Dr Jones runs regularly and completed the Chester Marathon in 2011. He has also been a member of the Steward’s Enclosure, Henley Royal Regatta for many years and still enjoys rowing as a spectator. He also enjoys theatre particularly trips to the RSC in Stratford.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr John Jones at Nuffield Health

  • Colorectal screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

Locations Dr John Jones works with

Related experience


Dr Jones’ early research focused on both bowel and stomach diseases and he was awarded a PhD by Nottingham University in 2003. He authored the first edition of the British Society of Gastroenterology National Guidelines for the management of irritable bowel syndrome and has published many articles in national and international journals including a number of book chapters. More recently Dr Jones has been a principal or co-investigator for a number of national research trials in gastroenterology.


  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Medical Defence Union

Other post held

  • Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust

Insurers Dr John Jones works with

Dr John Jones works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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