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Why choose Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital for your endoscopic treatment?

Our endoscopy unit is home to a team of expert consultants who have many years of experience performing endoscopy procedures.

There is a wheelchair-accessible car park, an entrance with disabled parking near to the reception area, lifts and a wheelchair-accessible en-suite room, making the endoscopy facilities accessible for patients.

Following a referral from your GP, your consultant will make arrangements for your procedure in endoscopy. Your dedicated consultant will be with you throughout your treatment journey, ensuring everything goes smoothly.

Endoscopic procedures are performed as day cases, so you won't need to stay overnight. 

Most procedures are carried out under sedation or local anaesthetic. Your consultant will discuss the options with you as well as any pre-operation instructions to follow.

Our endoscopy unit has been awarded Joint Advisory Group (JAG) accreditationfor the quality standards provided meaning our patients can have increased confidence whilst in the care of our endoscopy team. This prestigious accreditation is only awarded to endoscopy units that provide a high-quality service for patients and demonstrate clear evidence that they have met all of the JAG standards.

Our procedures

Typical endoscopic procedures that we carry out at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital include: