Endoscopy

 

Endoscopy

 

Contact details

Telephone: 01604 545364
Appointment telephone: 01604 544757

Opening times: Monday – Friday 8.00am – 6.00pm

 

How to find us

The department is situated in Integrated Surgery in Area B, opposite Car Park  number 1.

The nearest main entrance is the South Entrance. If you enter here and turn right onto Hospital Street, Integrated Surgery is on the right hand side.

Click here for the hospital map

 

About the Unit

The Endoscopy Unit at Northampton General Hospital is a busy department with a highly qualified team.

The unit undertakes approximately 8,000 cases a year and provides a colonoscopy bowel cancer screening service.

The Endoscopy unit consists of three procedures rooms, a nine bedded recovery area and secondary recovery area. With plans to extend the unit in 2013 to increase the size of the recovery area and provide a bowel preparation room. 


Your Appointment

On the day of your appointment, please allow sufficient time for parking before your admission.

Please note that due to the drugs used, if sedation is given, you must be collected from the department, and a companion must stay with you for the rest of the day. We will not be able to perform the procedure if this cannot be complied with.


Services

We provide diagnostic and therapeutic:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCPs

      For both inpatients and outpatients.

 
 The team

        The team consists of: -

        Consultants Endoscopists:

  • Dr E Shmueli
  • Mr A Berry
  • Mr J Evans
  • Dr S Bajwa
  • Mr P Kang
  • Dr P Sherwood
  • Mr K Khalil
  • Dr T Thomas
  • Dr I Khan
  • Dr A Ogilvie
  • Mr G Finch
  • MR D Hunter

          Nurse Endoscopists

  •      Miss Charmaine Sombach
  •     Mrs Lisa Jordan
  •        Ms Carole-Anne Simms

             Sister – Mrs S Broughall

 
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