The Endoscopy Unit carries out procedures using fibreoptic cameras for visual diagnosis purposes. This enables the healthcare professional to see structures inside the body.
By car: Enter the hospital site at Entrance A. Park in car park 8.
By bus: Alight at Springs Entrance (second stop).
Enter hospital at Springs Entrance (level 2). Endoscopy can be found on level 3.
The Endoscopy Unit at Salisbury comprises three admission rooms located with a waiting area which also includes three private changing cubicles. There are three treatment rooms, with the use of a fourth room within the radiology department for procedures requiring x-ray. There is an 11-bedded recovery area with single sex separation and discharge area with two private discharge rooms.
We performed 9,075 procedures in endoscopy last year and our team includes Gastroenterologists, surgeons, nurse Endoscopists, specialist nurses and endoscopy nurses who will perform and assist with your procedure and journey through the endoscopy unit.
We are a training hospital and here in the endoscopy we have training registrars and nurse Endoscopists who may observe and perform your procedure.
Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.