The Endoscopy Unit is an outpatient & inpatient service for patients who require treatment for gastrointestinal and respiratory conditions, either electively or as an emergency.
The unit provides access to Consultant Surgeons, Oncologists, Gastroenterologists and Physicians and all other suitably qualified and experienced clinicians involved in the investigation and treatment of a variety of conditions and diseases.
The unit also provides Bowel Cancer Screening and Bowel Scope Endoscopy lists.
Diagnostic investigations: Bronchoscopy, Gastroscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound and surveillance for GI conditions.
Therapeutic procedures: GI Dilatation, GI stenting, GI cancer staging, GI cancer sampling, feeding tube insertion, ERCP, polyp removal, treatment of varices, emergency upper GI bleeds, emergency volvulus decompression and removal of foreign bodies / food bolus.
The Endoscopy Unit is based on Level H next to Castle outpatient department above the front entrance to the hospital.