Your dedicated endoscopy unit with JAG accreditation
Our dedicated endoscopy unit has a fully equipped theatre with the latest technology and a calm and welcoming atmosphere designed with patient privacy and dignity in mind.
The unit provides high-quality patient care with an expert team of gastroenterologists, surgeons and nurse endoscopists, underpinned by the hospital’s ward nursing staff, technicians, and support staff.
The suite also includes onsite sterilisation washers, which support the high standards of infection prevention the department continues to maintain.
Our endoscopy service has passed its Joint Advisory Group (JAG) Accreditation so you can rest assured that you're in safe hands.
Endoscopy is the process of looking inside the body using an imaging technique
‘Endoscopy’ covers any procedure where an endoscope (a thin tube with a light and camera on the end) is used to look inside a hollow organ or a cavity in your body.
Our endoscopy service is used by consultants from the following specialties:
- Colorectal surgeons
- General surgeons
JAG accredited endoscopy services
The endoscopy service at Sulis Hospital has received accreditation from the Joint Advisory Group (JAG). JAG is an independent regulator that assesses all endoscopy suites.
By achieving JAG accreditation, the team at Sulis Hospital offers the highest levels of patient safety.
Jennifer Anstey, Head of Nursing and AHPs at Sulis Hospital Bath praised the team for their commitment to high standards and determination to ensure our patients receive the best possible care and experience.
“We are delighted that we have achieved accreditation for another 5-year period. The assessment, which is managed by the Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy, requires an extensive process including the submission of evidence surrounding best practice, quality of care, and also concludes with the addition of a site inspection."
The endoscopy unit is responsible for providing endoscopic diagnostic examinations and therapeutic treatments through a variety of procedures such as colonoscopy, gastroscopy, and flexible sigmoidoscopy.
There are many benefits when you choose private endoscopy services
- Fast access to an initial consultation
- Consultant-led care
- Flexible appointment times
- Dedicated and experienced clinical team
- Personalised treatment plan.
Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to use your private medical insurance or pay privately.
If paying privately, you may choose to consider spreading the cost of your surgery by opting for a monthly payment plan.
We aim to make our costs as transparent as possible, but it’s important to talk everything through in detail with your consultant at the time of your appointment. If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider but do encourage you to check in advance to see if your treatment is covered.
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