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What we do

An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of your body is examined using an endoscope. An endoscope is a long, thin, flexible tube that has a light source and a video camera at one end.


We undertake a wide range of procedures, including:

  • Oesophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy (OGD)
  • Gastroscopy and biopsy and cytology
  • Oesophageal dilatation
  • Endoscopic therapy for UGI bleeding
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy (PEG) feeding tube
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic jejunostomy (PEJ) feeding tube
  • Achalasia Balloon Dilatation
  • Pyloric Balloon Dilatation
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Colonoscopy and biopsy and cytology
  • Colonoscopy and polypectomy and balloon dilatation of strictures
  • Flexible sigmoidocsopy and biopsy (without sedation)
  • Oesophageal physiology study – Acid reflux (PH)
  • Abnormal pressure patterns
  • Ano-Rectal physiology study – Neural function
  • Pressure patterns
  • Breath test for detection of Helicobacter Pylori
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Bronchoscopy and cytology, biopsy, bronchial brushing, fine needle aspiration (FNA), bronchoalveolar lavage.


At the Royal Sussex County Hospital, the endoscopy suite is located on level 9 of the Thomas Kemp Tower.

There is an additional endoscopy room at the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath.



1st floor, Princess Royal Hospital

Urology and endoscopy unit at Princess Royal Hospital.

Patient information

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haemochromatosis venesection record

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Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS)

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your 24 hour phacid test

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your oesophageal manometry test

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