AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm)

An AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) scan will help you find out if you have any widening (aortic aneurysm) of your abdominal aorta.

Barium Meal or Enema

Organs such as your stomach or bowel do not show up very well on a normal X-ray. To closely examine these areas on an X-ray, your consultant may recommend a barium meal or enema.

Bronchoscopy

A bronchoscopy is a procedure to look for any problems inside of your airways (bronchi) and lungs using a thin, flexible instrument with a light on the end called a bronchoscope.

Cervical smear

A smear test or cervical screening test is used to detect abnormal cells in your cervix (the entrance to your womb).

Colonoscopy in Haywards Heath

At Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital, our experienced general surgeons specialise in diagnostic colonoscopy procedures and can help you skip the wait with rapid access to treatment.

Colorectal screening

Colorectal Screening is available to asymptomatic patients with a family history of bowel cancer.

Colposcopy

If your cervical smear test indicates abnormal cells are present your consultant may recommend a colposcopy.

Cone biopsy

A cone biopsy is performed to investigate abnormal cells in your cervix.

Cystoscopy

Get rapid access to a cystoscopy at our Nuffield Health Hospital's. Our experienced urologists all specialise in this diagnostic procedure.

Cytology

Cytology is a form of pathology that diagnoses diseases and abnormalities at a cell level using a microscope.

Diagnostic endoscopy

A diagnostic endoscopy is an examination to look at your internal organs using an instrument called an endoscope.

Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is an ultrasound procedure to examine your heart and its function including the level of blood flow.

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

An ECG (Electrocardiogram) measures the electrical activity of the heart and gives important information about the rate and regularity of beats, the size and position of the chambers and any damage to the heart.

Electromyography (EMG)

An electromyography is a test to measure your muscle activity at rest and during use.

Event monitor

If a normal ECG does not reveal any problems your consultant may recommend measuring your heart activity over 24 hours, 48 hours or 7 days using an event monitor.

Family history screening

Family history screening may be done for a number of reasons including a family history of cancers or heart disease.

Fine needle biopsy

A biopsy is a procedure to remove and examine a sample of tissue from a lump or suspicious area of the body.

Flexible sigmoidoscopy in Haywards Heath

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside your sigmoid colon (last one-third of your colon) and rectum using a flexible telescope.

Fluorescein angiography in Haywards Heath

Fluorescein angiography is a test to measure the flow of blood in the back of your eye.

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)

An upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum using a flexible telescope.

Hysteroscopy

To fully examine the inside of your uterus (womb) your consultant may recommend a hysteroscopy.

Larynx diagnostic endoscopy

If you experience chronic (long term) laryngitis, difficulty swallowing or throat pain your consultant may recommend a larynx diagnostic endoscopy.

Liver function tests

Liver function tests may be requested if you have signs and symptoms of liver disease.

Mole assessment

Over the past 25 years, rates of malignant melanoma in Britain have risen faster than any other common cancer.

Nerve conduction study

A nerve conduction study is test to access nerve damage.

Penile lesions (biopsy of)

If you have an unusual growth (lesion) or tumour on your penis your consultant may recommend taking a biopsy (sample) for analysis in a pathology lab.

Prostate screening

Many men from the age of 50 upwards experience bladder discomfort as a result of an enlarged prostate gland.

Rectal examination under anaesthetic (or rectal EUA)

If an examination of your rectum (back passage) is too painful or your consultant needs to treat an area of your rectum, you may be given general anaesthetic.

Skin Prick Testing

Skin prick allergy testing scratches the skin and a small amount of the allergens are placed on you.

Testicular ultrasound

Also known as testicular screen. The ultrasound can help diagnose medical conditions such as pain in the testicles.

Therapeutic Endoscopy

A therapeutic endoscopy is a procedure to treat a problem with your upper gastrointestinal tract (mouth, oesophagus, stomach and small intestine).

Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

An upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum using a flexible telescope. This procedure is sometimes known as a gastroscopy.