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Endoscopy

Our two state of the art endoscopy suites have the latest equipment available to ensure the fastest and most accurate results, delivering the ultimate care package. Forming an integral component of the GI Unit, the endoscopy staff and consultants provide a one-stop service where consultations, investigations and results are available on the same day.

Our endoscopy suite

Our purpose built and state-of-the-art Endoscopy Suite sits adjacent to our first class outpatient consulting rooms which allow one stop consultation and diagnostic tests if required. As well as being equipped with leading edge endoscopy equipment we also have superb diagnostic support services, Digital X-ray, the very latest Toshiba Aquilion ONE Genesis Edition CT scanner, 3 Tesla MRI and ultrasound as well as a fully CPA accredited pathology service.

Our endoscopy equipment

Olympus EVIS LUCERA SPECTRUM SYSTEM

  • Lifelike detail of high resolution high definition television images with auto fluorence and narrow band imaging (NBI). A system expected to dramatically enhance the effectiveness of examination and diagnosis in endoscopy.
  • NBI depicts distribution of blood vessels in the superficial layer of mucosa
  • AFI for fluorescence observation discerning the subtle differences in mucosal structure.
  • HDTV ensures the quality of the original images captured by the scope.

All scopes are compatible with the new system and all will benefit from NBI.

Scopeguide Position Detecting Unit

Shows real time 3D image of colonoscope inside the patient.

Detection and removal of loops with minimum patient discomfort.

Reporting System

The latest Unisoft software incorporating the GRS tool with interface for hospital wide PACS viewing system.

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The ERBE system incorporating an argon plasma module.

Our endoscopy suite features

  • Environment which emphasizes privacy and confidentiality.
  • Eight recovery bays and two procedure rooms.
  • Procedures performed are
    • colonoscopies, upper GI tract endoscopies, bronchoscopies and minor procedures under local anaesthetic or sedation.
  • Simplified registration check-in procedures, private interviewing and changing facilities and a comfortable recovery room enhancing patient experience.
  • Latest endoscopic technology providing high definition image capture, including DVD recordings and still photography of procedures undertaken.
  • An integrated reporting and audit system supports all our endoscopy investigations ensuring the highest standards of care and safety.

Contact us

To ask a question about a virtual colonoscopy or to book an appointment, contact our specialist team available Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm and on Saturday from 9am – 1pm. 

Our gastrointestinal specialists team have a dedicated and caring approach and will seek to find you the earliest appointment possible with the correct specialist for your needs.

As this procedure is lead by a Consultant you don’t need a referral from your GP. You can simply refer yourself and book an appointment. Please note we do not accept GP referrals.  If you have medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer for authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP. If you do not have a GP, then we have an in-house private GP practice that you can use. Alternatively we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstance.

Call us on 020 7078 3802 or email us at gi.unit@hje.org.uk

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GI Clinic

The GI Unit is supported by a multidisciplinary team of medical and surgical consultants. Our expert team treats and supports patients with any gastrointestinal conditions.

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

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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