Endoscopy

The Endoscopy Suite has been recently refurbished and updated and is a state-of-the-art unit that provides comfortable single sex facilities for patients undergoing endoscopy procedures. The modern, high-tech equipment available allows for the most up-to-date procedures (such as Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography - ERCP, Spyglass endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Double Balloon Enteroscopy and Capsule endoscopy) to be carried out on patients. We run both inpatient and outpatient lists .
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The modern, high-tech equipment available allows for the most up-to-date procedures (such as endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography – ERCP, spy glass endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, double balloon endoscopy and capsule endoscopy) to be carried out on patients.

Location

The Manchester Centre for Gastroenterology and Hepatology is located on the 2nd Floor of Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL

Enter the MRI through Entrance 2 (on The Boulevard adjacent to Marks and Spencer) and walk straight through Costa Coffee to the lifts. Take the lift to the 2nd floor. Turn right and go down the ramp. The Endoscopy unit is on the left hand side, and reception is on the right when you enter the unit.

Consultants

For information about our gastroenterology consultants, please visit their profiles on the right hand side of this page.

Surgical consultant endoscopists include Mr Donnelly, Professor Hill, Mr Jamdhar, Mr Rajeev Kushwaha and Mr Sheen.

Our respiratory consultants who perform bronchoscopy are Dr. Simon Bailey, Dr. Marwan Najib and Dr. Karthik Santhanakrishnan.

Endoscopy Nurses

Our Senior Endoscopy team comprises of Senior Nurse John Astridge and Matron Melanie Pickering.

Our Endoscopy sisters are Karen Ashton, Lisa Johnson & Lynsey Phelan.

Admission and appointments

Appointments are booked following a referral from your GP or from other hospitals, and then by appointment only.

Contact Numbers

Reception: 0161 276 4366

Administration team: 0161 276 5695 / 0161 276 5696

Nurses: 0161 276 7993 (If you have queries prior to your endoscopy)