Upcoming courses

A wide number of courses are run from St Mark's varying from one day to four weeks in length.

Polypectomy Assistant Master Class

This is an intense course offering theory and practical skills for nurses who assist with polypectomy during Endoscopy procedures. Both recognition of polyps, intervention and equipment will be discussed.

Enteral Feeding Masterclass

This masterclass is aimed at developing and enhancing knowledge and skills in aspects of enteral tube placement and the clinical care of enteral feeding tubes and stoma sites.

Study with us

Study at the world’s only specialist bowel hospital situated just half an hour from central London; one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world.

Two students in a lab at St Mark's.

Life at St Mark’s

St Mark’s Hospital was one of the world's first specialist hospitals and has made a significant contribution towards the understanding of intestinal and colorectal diseases.

A consultant and student at St Mark's Hospital.

Honorary Clinical Assistants

Postgraduates looking for a more hands-on experience at St Mark’s Hospital can apply for the post of honorary clinical assistant in either surgery or medicine.

A group of students in a lecture.


We offer observerships of varying length which provide clinicians with the opportunity to observe the work of St Mark’s Hospital in a limited capacity.

A group of smiling postgraduate students.


St Mark’s Academic Institute has run highly prestigious teaching terms for intestinal and colorectal surgeons for many years.

The programme organised by the Academic Institute ensures that we continue to flourish as a leading centre of excellence for the treatment of intestinal and colorectal disorders.

Prof M M Edwards, St Mark's Hospital
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