Dr John Ramage

Speciality: Gastroenterology

John Ramage is Lead Clinician for the Gastroenterology department at Hampshire Hospitals and Lead Clinician for the Kings Health Partners Kent and Hampshire Hospitals Centre of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Tumours.
He is Research Director for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Southampton University.

Treasurer of UKINETs, Advisory Board member for ENETS.

Examiner for MRCP at RoyalCollege of Physicians.

Previous committee work includes

  • Member of British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Information Technology Committee 1999-2010
  • Clinical lead in Gastroenterology (BSG appt) at the NHS information Authority 1999-2010
  • Secretary of the Liver section of the BSG 2000-2003
  • Chairman of the BSG website committee.2003-2007
  • Vice-Chairman of the Wessex education subcommittee for training of SpR’s in gastroenterology.(1999-2003)
  • Treasurer of UKNET- a group meeting to discuss management of Neuroendocrine tumours. 2007 to date
  • Grants administrator and previous treasurer (and executive board member) of European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer quality of life group.
  • Co-ordinator and chair of Wessex Carcinoid Group
  • RoyalCollege of Physicians Lead for HRG’s 2006-2010
  • Member of RCP Payment by Results committee. 2006- 2010
  • Chair of expert working group for Liver HRG’s for NHS information centre. 2002- 2013.

Invited lectures :

  • UKINETS annual symposium- 5 lectures in separate years
  • Upper GI cancer meeting , Christie Hospital Manchester, December 2008
  • Portsmouth Symposium on Endoscopic therapy of cancers. GI Neuroendocrine tumours. December 2009.
  • Invited Chair ENETS meeting Berlin 2010
  • Kent Oncology Centre Network. Quality of Life in HPB cancers May 2010
  • Kings College Hospital Regional Surgical training meeting June 2010. Neuroendocrine Tumours.
  • Wessex Physicans meeting lecturer. 2012
  • ENETs meeting Barcelona 2013. Postgraduate course and “meet the Professor” lecture.
  • Combined Wessex/Oxford Gut Club. Nov 2013.


  • Over 65 peer-reviewed papers published.
  • European and UK grants for cancer research.
  • At least 100 abstracts at scientific meetings.
  • Current research is in Quality of Life measurement in Cancer and Neuroendocrine tumours.


Current clinical work:

  • Clinics in Hepatology, Neuroendocrine tumours.
  • Clinical lead for iron deficiency nurse-led clinic and for capsule endoscopy service. 25 years experience in endoscopy and ERCP.
  • Weekly Neuroendocrine tumour clinic at Kings College Hospitals.


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