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Are you in need of a private colonoscopy procedure? At Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital our leading general surgeons can provide you with quick access to the diagnostic results from your colonoscopy.

Why choose Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital for your private colonoscopy?

At Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital our experienced general surgeons have built an exceptional reputation in The Midlands for their diagnostic accuracy and care whilst performing colonoscopies. All of our consultants aim to deliver the findings from your procedure as quickly as possible to relieve stress and fast track any resulting treatment if needed.

Colonoscopies are usually performed as a day case, meaning you will get to go home on the same day as your procedure. Even as a day case patient, you will still get the chance to make use of our excellent patient facilities, which include your very own en-suite bedroom to relax in before and after treatment.

How to book a colonoscopy at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital

If you are in need of a of a private colonoscopy, you will need to book a consultation with one of our experienced general surgeons before proceeding with treatment. To book, simply call our dedicated hospital enquiry team on 01926 436 351.

Alternatively, fill out a contact form below and we will get back to you at a more convenient time.

What is a colonoscopy?

  • A colonoscopy is a test regularly carried out at our Hospital in Leamington Spa, which allows our consultants to look at the inner lining of your large intestine, (rectum and colon)
  • We use a thin, flexible tube called a colonoscope to look at the colon
  • A colonoscopy helps identify conditions such as ulcers, colon polyps, tumours and inflamed areas of inflammation.

Are there any alternatives to a colonoscopy?

Yes, other options can include a barium enema (an x-ray of the large bowel) or a CT colography (a special scan of the large bowel).

What does a colonoscopy procedure involve?

  • If appropriate, the endoscopist may offer you a sedative or painkiller
  • A colonoscopy usually takes between half an hour and three-quarters of an hour
  • The procedure involves placing a flexible telescope into the back passage and blowing some air into the large bowel to get a clear view
  • The endoscopist will be able to look for problems such as inflammation or polyps
  • They will be able to perform biopsies and take photographs to help make the diagnosis.

What complications can happen?

  • Allergic reaction
  • Breathing difficulties or heart irregularities
  • Making a hole in the colon
  • Bleeding
  • Incomplete procedure.

How soon will I recover from my colonoscopy?

  • If you were given a sedative, you will normally recover in approximately 2 hours
  • You may feel a bit bloated for a few hours but this will pass
  • Your consultant will report back to you the findings of your colonoscopy
  • Most of our patients are able to go back to work the day after the colonoscopy.

Summary

A colonoscopy is usually a very safe and effective way of finding out if you have a problem with your large bowel.

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Guide price

Bowel Examination - Colonoscopy Fees
Initial consultation from £240
Treatment £2,420
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £2,420
Guide price £2,660
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

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