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COVID-19 update:  Our hospital is still fully open for appointments and admissions, however visitors are not permitted.

London's only specialist GI Unit

The GI Unit at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is a multidisciplinary group comprised of Gastroenterologists, Upper and Lower GI Surgeons, Radiologists and Oncologists.

The GI Unit’s Consultants hold senior positions in London’s top teaching hospitals, bringing vast expertise and experience to the unit. Our leading Consultants and specialist physicians put patients’ needs first, performing to the quickest time frames possible.

Meeting to discuss every individual patient’s condition is key to devising the best possible care programme to suit each patient.


Our expertise

The Gastrointestinal Unit (GI Unit) at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is based in our modern Brampton House Outpatient Consulting Rooms.

The GI Unit has a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, specialist radiologists and support staff who have access to:

  • A purpose built Endoscopy Suite adjacent to the consulting rooms, equipped with cutting-edge endoscopy equipment
  • State-of-the-art Digital X-ray, CT, MRI  & Ultrasound
  • Fully CPA accredited pathology services

The GI Unit’s integrated approach to patient care ensures a smooth and efficient referral pathway to allow ease of access and quick appointments with the most appropriate clinician for the condition.

The combined expertise of the team covers the whole range of upper and lower GI conditions, together with biliary diseases, through to a number of Specialist Clinics.


Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7078 3802.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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    Our charity

    St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is a charity, which means that every time you come here for a treatment, you are helping someone less fortunate than yourself.

    Our aim is to care for the sick, whilst using the profits we make to fund our on-site hospice and clinics. We aim to make sure patients receive the support and treatment they need in an environment that is safe and secure, offering the very highest standards of care to all who seek it.

    As a charity, we must operate on a not-for-profit basis and our assets are used for charitable purposes.

    Careers

    Whether you’re looking for clinical, corporate or operational roles, take the next step in your career at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital.

    We pride ourselves on the close-knit community we have at the Hospital, and the development and happiness of our staff. Join a feel-good environment that provides you with opportunities to develop your expertise.

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