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Gastroenterology

Our gastroenterology department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and care of patients with a wide range of gastroenterological conditions.

These include

  • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • functional dyspepsia (digestion problems)
  • coeliac disease (inflammatory reaction to grain proteins like gluten)
  • peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
  • gastro-oesophageal reflux (acid coming from the stomach to oesophagus)
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • nutritional problems

The Trust has recently opened a new high-tech endoscopy facility which offers diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies, bronchoscopies and gastroscopies, as well as endoscopic ultrasounds.