The gastroenterology service operates from four hospital sites:
University Hospital of North Durham, Darlington Memorial
Hospital, Bishop Auckland Hospital and Shotley Bridge
Hospital, providing a comprehensive range of services for the
population of County Durham and Darlington.
Inpatient treatment facilities are based at University Hospital
of North Durham and Darlington Memorial Hospital.
In addition to 'general' gastroenterology particular interests
There are regular multidisciplinary meetings supporting
diagnosis and treatment of many gastrointestinal diseases including
Consultant and nurse specialist staff work closely together in
diagnostic procedures treatment and patient support. The department
is actively engaged in research teaching and training.
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital