Dr Prudham qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1992 he then returned North to train in the North West, predominantly in Salford and North Manchester. He gained specialist accreditation in gastroenterology in 2000 and the commenced his first consultant post.
He has been a consultant gastroenterologist in Fairfield since 2001. Dr Prudham has also held a variety of senior leadership appointments including Clinical Director, Deputy Medical Director and Lead Cancer Clinician. He is currently the Chair of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Information Board, Caldicott Guardian, Lead Clinician for the Northern Care Alliance Rapid Diagnostic Centre and Lead Cancer clinician for the Northern Care Alliance group of hospitals.
Dr Prudham is an expert colonoscopist and his main clinical interest is advanced colonoscopy, bowel cancer screening and complex polypectomy. He has led the local screening programme since its inception in 2007. He also provides other expert upper GI endoscopy services both diagnostic and therapeutic such as balloon dilatation, PEG insertion and Botox injection for achalasia.
Dr Prudham's work in helping establish one of the first Rapid Diagnostic Centres in the country has provided him with specific expertise in the rapid assessment of non-specific symptoms suggestive of cancer, a new and vital service.