We are extremely busy in our emergency department so please use our services wisely.  In emergency and life-threatening cases continue to come forward as normal or call 999. 

However, if you are unsure about where to go, please call NHS 111 before coming to our emergency department who can best advise you on your next step.

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Benign gynaecology service

The benign gynaecology service at West Suffolk Hospital is run by a team of consultants and nurses.

We see patients with a range of gynaecological symptoms; these include menstrual disorders (heavy, painful, irregular or absent vaginal bleeding), pelvic pain (including endometriosis), ovarian cysts, menopause, recurrent miscarriage and adolescent gynaecology.  We work closely with the chronic pain team, the radiology department and the colorectal and urology teams.


Services provided:

  • Specialist clinics for menstrual disorders and menopause (accredited by the British Menopause Society)..
  • Medical, interventional and surgical treatments including:
    • Diagnostic Hysteroscopy
    • Endometrial polypectomy
    • Transcervical resection of fibroid
    • Myosure
    • Novasure endometrial ablation  
    • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    • Laparoscopic Ovarian cystectomy
    • Laparoscopic sterilisation
    • Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis
    • Vaginal hysterectomy
    • Laparoscopic hysterectomy
    • Open hysterectomy
    • Myomectomy
    • Uterine artery embolisation


Contact the team:

Mr David Ross 

Email: wsh-tr.obsgynaesecs@nhs.net    

Telephone: 01284 712560