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Frimley Health’s endoscopy units care for adults, both inpatients and outpatients, who are undergoing investigative and therapeutic procedures via an endoscope which looks inside the body.

Frimley Park Hospital has a newly refurbished endoscopy unit, built with patient safety and comfort in mind. There are five endoscopy rooms equipped to the highest standards and we pride ourselves on providing an informative and friendly service.

Patients are usually referred for an outpatient appointment first. However, we also operate an open access service for gastroscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy, so your GP may refer you purely for one of these tests. If it is obvious from your GP's letter that you need an endoscopy test, we may arrange to do this first, before you are seen in the outpatient department.  

The procedures that we provide are listed below:

  • Gastroscopy (to examine your oesophagus and stomach)
  • Sigmoidoscopy (to examine the lower part of your colon)
  • Colonoscopy (to examine your entire large intestine (colon)
  • PEG (for tube feeding through the stomach)
  • PEJ (for tube feeding through the small bowel)
  • ERCP (an examination to check your bile ducts and for gallstones)
  • HALO (Radiofrequency Ablation of the  Oesophagus)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Small bowel enteroscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Urea breath test
  • pH test
  • Ano-rectal physiology

Please refer to our gastroenterology service for further information.

Please see our FAQs for further information about bowel preparation, medications, sedation and other useful information.

In addition to the gastroenterological endoscopies mentioned above, Frimley’s endoscopy unit can also offer:

The unit is open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday, but we also provide a 24-hour emergency service. It is located on the first floor on the green corridor

Frimley Park endoscopy reception: 01276 604858.

Wexham Park endoscopy unit (Lady Sobell GI unit) operates from 8am to 6pm, 7 days a week providing adult endoscopy service undergoing investigative and therapeutic procedures for both inpatients and outpatients. There is also an out of hours on call for emergency upper GI bleed service. 

Heatherwood endoscopy unit operates from 8am-6pm, Monday to Friday providing adult outpatients endoscopy service undergoing investigative procedures. The endoscopy unit for both sites are committed to delivering a high quality patient focussed service through our 2 well-equipped procedure rooms and 8 bedded recovery area at Wexham hospital and 1 well- equipped procedure room and 5 bedded recovery area at Heatherwood hospital.

These JAG accredited units provide a full range of diagnostics and therapeutic endoscopy services for the population of East Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire, and forms part of the Berkshire regional Bowel Cancer Screening Service which has been successfully providing the screening service in Berkshire since 2008.

These are the services we provide:

  • Gastroscopy (to examine your oesophagus and stomach)
  • Sigmoidoscopy (to examine the lower part of your colon)
  • Colonoscopy (to examine your entire large intestine (colon)
  • PEG (for tube feeding through the stomach)
  • ERCP (an examination to check your bile ducts and for gallstones)
  • Oesophageal dilatation and stenting
  • EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal resection)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Urea breath test

Please refer to our gastroenterology service for further information.

Please see our FAQs for further information about bowel preparation, medications, sedation and other useful information.

Wexham Park Lady Sobell GI Unit: 01753 634150

Heatherwood endoscopy unit: 01344 877801

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