Endoscopy

Endoscopy

About our service

There are two procedure rooms, decontamination room, patient waiting area, three assessment/bowel preparation rooms, male/female patient sub wait area, a 10-bedded recovery area and a discharge area. Outpatients enter the unit via the reception area where the booking staff are based, whilst in-patients arrive from the main hospital via the internal entrance of the endoscopy unit. 

Location

The endoscopy unit is located at the front entrance of the hospital, near the revolving doors.

Out of hours endoscopy is currently performed in main theatres.

Opening Times

We currently open Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm
The morning session is 9am to 1pm
The afternoon session is 2pm to 5pm

Appointments can be booked via a visit to your own General Practitioner.

Our services

We currently provide the following service

           Upper GI endoscopy (diagnostic & therapeutic)

           Lower GI endoscopy (flexible sigmoidoscopy & colonoscopy)

           Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

           Bronchoscopy

           Thoracoscopy

           Flexible Cystoscopy

           C-urea breath testing

 

 

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