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Endoscopy

Endoscopy

 

Contact details

Telephone: 01604 545364

Endoscopy recovery: 01604  545364
Appointment telephone: 01604 544757

Opening times: Monday to Friday 8.00am – 6.00pm

                           Saturday and Sunday 8.00am - 6.00pm

 

How to find us

The department is situated in Integrated Surgery in Area B, opposite Car Park 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 10,000 cases a year for both inpatients and outpatients.

The unit consists of three procedures rooms, an 11 bedded recovery area, a secondary recovery area, decontamination room and 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 done.


Services

The endoscopy unit offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for inpatients and outpatients.  It is also a bowel cancer screening centre.

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCPs

 
 The team

        The team consists of:

        Consultant endoscopists:

        Dr S Bajwa - Consultant gastroenterologist

        Mr J Evans - Consultant surgeon

        Mr G Finch - Consultant surgeon

        Mr D Hunter - Consultant surgeon

        Mr P Kang - Consultant surgeon

        Dr J Kayuni - Consultant gastroenterologist

        Mr K Khalil - Consultant surgeon

        Dr I Khan - Consultant gastroenterologist

        Dr P Sherwood - Consultant gastroenterologist

        Dr E Shmueli - Consultant gastroenterologist

        Dr T Thomas - Consultant gastroenterologist

        Mrs E Von Haeften - Specialist registrar general surgery

        Nurse endoscopists

        Mrs Lisa Jordan

        Ms Lisa Tibbles

        Mr Matthew Metcalf       

        Ms Carole-Anne Simms

        Sister

        Mrs S Broughall

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