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The majority of patients using the service are seen on a day case basis. The unit also provides a service for adult patients admitted to the wards of West Suffolk Hospital on a planned and unplanned basis.

Services provided

  • Gastroscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Colonoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • PEG
  • ERCP (performed in the x-ray department twice weekly)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Urological investigations
  • Urology nurse practitioner sessions
  • Colon capsule 
  • Cytosponge

Contact the team

Endoscopy reception: 01284 713247

Endoscopy appointments: 01284 713551

Dr Krishna Basavaraju  - Clinical Lead Consultant 01284 713650

Paula Heading – Imaging Service Manager 

Tracey Fells – Clinical Service Manager



The Endoscopy unit is situated on the ground floor towards the rear of the main hospital building

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 9.30pm
Friday 8:00am - 6.00pm

Useful resources

GUTS Charity produces patient information leaflets on a range of conditions affecting the gut, liver and pancreas. 

Patient information