We provide a specialist endoscopy service for direct access
patients in County Durham and other local areas.
We also provide a comprehensive endoscopy service for elective
and emergency inpatients.
We have four Endoscopy Units and they are based at University
Hospital of North Durham, Darlington Memorial Hospital, Bishop
Auckland Hospital and Shotley Bridge Community Hospital.
Please follow the links below to see short videos explaining
some of our procedures:
Cancer Screening Programme is supported by the Endoscopy Unit
at Bishop Auckland Hospital.
The Endoscopy Unit at Bishop Auckland Hospital is a JAG
Accredited Service which meets all of the standards set by the
Joint Advisory Group in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community