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Departments: Endoscopy

All patients who have sedation please note:
After your procedure you will not be allowed to drive or take a taxi, bus, train or walk home on your own therefore you must arrange for someone to collect you. Patients must be escorted home when discharged after day care procedure by adult and collected from the endoscopy unit at specified time (as below). The times listed below are used as guidelines to facilitate patients procedures and completion of other tests during admission to unit. They are approximate times only.

  • Patients for morning procedure (admitted 8.00 – 9.00am) – relative to collect patient at 12 midday.
  • Patients for morning/noon procedure (admitted 10.00am – 11.00am) relative to collect at 2.00pm
  • Patients for afternoon procedure (admitted 11.00am – 1.00pm) – relative to collect at 4pm.

Following sedation, patient will require an adult to stay with them following discharge from hospital, for that day and night.
Please have a bath or shower prior to admission
Please bring night dress or pyjamas, dressing gown/slippers but leave valuables such as jewellery and large sums of money at home.
Please bring up-to-date VHI Membership Number or BUPA details etc.

If you cannot attend this department, please telephone Endoscopy Unit
021 4801691 as soon as possible.

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