About this service

Gut conditions

Colchester Hospital

We run regular clinics at this hospital.

 

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

For appointments – contact:

  • Colchester Hospital 01206 742 613

For procedures including diagnostics – contact:

  • Elmstead Day Unit – 01206 742 460
  • Elective Care Centre (ECC) – 01206 742 940
  • Elmstead Day Unit (Endoscopy) – 01206 742 460
  • X-Ray (Diagnostics) – 01206 742 132

For stoma care, please contact:

  • Stoma care team –  01206 742 009

Ipswich Hospital

We run clinics at Ipswich Hospital and in the community.

We have an endoscopy unit which runs six days a week.

We have access to diagnostic radiology seven days a week.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01473 712 233

Clacton Hospital

We run clinics at this hospital.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01255 201 780

Halstead Hospital

We run clinics at this hospital.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01787 273 110

Harwich Hospital

We run clinics at this hospital.

How to get here

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Clinics

Contact

01255 201 206

Our service

We can diagnose and treat problems in your stomach, intestine and bowel.

You may be sent for tests such as:

  • Blood tests
  • X-rays
  • CT or MRI scans
  • US scans
  • Endoscopy (pictures of your stomach and bowel)

We offer surgery for:

  • Hernia of all kinds
  • Gall bladder problems
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Minor lumps and bumps
  • Bowel disease (including cancer)

We also offer endoscopic day surgeries (eg gastroscopy or colonoscopy) and anal physiology studies.

We have a specialist website that provides support and resources for patients with Crohns disease and Colitis – collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

For more information about gut disorders please go to the NHS Choices website.

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