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.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community