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Endoscopy

We provide a specialist endoscopy service for direct access patients in County Durham and other local areas.

We also provide a comprehensive endoscopy service for elective and emergency inpatients.

We have four Endoscopy Units and they are based at University Hospital of North Durham, Darlington Memorial Hospital, Bishop Auckland Hospital and Shotley Bridge Community Hospital.

Please follow the links below to see short videos explaining some of our procedures:

 

The Bowel Cancer Screening Programme is supported by the Endoscopy Unit at Bishop Auckland Hospital.

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham