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Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm


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"My wife was received for an endoscopy and colonoscopy on Ward 21 - we would like to thank you sincerely for a very organised and rapid service.  Timing, service and execution - perfect !"  Mr AL

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Endoscopy Unit, Freeman Hospital

This daycase unit offers investigation and treatment for people with a wide range of conditions requiring an endoscopic procedure.

Patients can be referred to this unit by their own GP or hospital doctor for investigation.

Procedures on the unit

You can learn about the procedures we carry out on our Endoscopy Services page.

Take a virtual tour

To help you familiarise yourself with our facilities, you can take a virtual tour of our unit below. The tour shows you inside our reception area, enema room, clean room (where all our equipment is cleaned), large and small procedure rooms, and recovery room.

How to find us

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Patients who are referred to the Freeman Hospital's Endoscopy Unit must report to the Endoscopy Unit Reception which is located on Ward 22, Level 4 at the Freeman Hospital.

If you enter Freeman Hospital via the Out Patients Entrance:

  • walk straight ahead, through the Out Patient Department and at the end, turn right 
  • once past the Pharmacy Shop, you will see a lift or stair case on the left 
  • go up to level 4, when you get up to the Level 4 corridor turn left 
  • the Endoscopy Unit (Ward 22) Reception is situated on the right

If you enter Freeman Hospital via the Main Entrance:

  • walk past the Main Reception Desk and shops to the corridor junction, then turn left to the lifts 
  • go up to level 4, when you get out of the lift  turn right and walk along the corridor 
  • the Endoscopy Unit (Ward22) Reception is situated on the right towards the end of the corridor

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Staff you are likely to meet

The Endoscopy Unit is led by  Sister S Jack and Sister S Hogarth also works on the unit, which is supported by nurses, health care assistants, nurse endoscopists, doctors, reception and administration staff, and other support staff.

Things you need to know

  • The unit is open Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 6.00pm
  • When you arrive at the hospital please report to the Endoscopy Unit Reception, Ward 22, Level 4, Freeman Hospital
  • You will have been sent or given a procedure information leaflet with your appointment letter – please read this carefully and follow any instructions.
  • The staff in the Endoscopy Unit will explain the procedure to you and look after you before, during and after the procedure until you are ready to be collected to go home.
  • We offer an extended service on a Wednesday evening.

We have recently been JAG (Joint Advisory Group) accredited, which means that we will also be offering a bowel screening service.

Contact us

For more details about the unit, contact:

  • Sister Jack or Sister Hogarth
  • 0191 223 1208 
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