Faculty members

The Bowel Interest Group is made up of primary and secondary healthcare professionals along with experts from healthcare and industry who have a specialist knowledge or interest in bowel management. They came together to explore how best to improve the support of healthcare professionals caring for patients with bowel conditions. 

Meet the BIG Faculty

Anton Emmanuel
Senior Lecturer & Consultant Neuro-Gastroenterologist
University College London
Ben Disney
Consultant Gastroenterologist
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Carlene Igbedioh
Integrated Continence Advanced Nurse Practitioner
St Thomas' Hospital
Sally Sheppard
Team Lead Women's and Men's Health Physiotherapist
Poole Hospital Foundation Trust
Doreen McClurg
Physiotherapist
Glasgow Caledonian University
Maura Cosetti
Clinical Associate Professor of Gastroenterology
University of Nottingham
Alexandra Kent
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Kings College Hospital
Dr Anne Connolly
GP and Chair of the Primary Care Women's Health Forum
Debbie Rigby
Deputy Director Quality & Patient Safety
Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)