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The Department of Endoscopy provides a service for patients requiring an endoscopic procedure – a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person’s digestive tract.

We are a Joint Advisory Group (JAG) accredited unit and participate in the National Colorectal Screening Programme. The JAG accreditation scheme is a patient-centred and workforce focused scheme developed for all endoscopy services and providers across the UK in the NHS and independent sector.


  • Lower GI endoscopy (colonoscopy)
  • Upper GI endoscopy (gastroscopy)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • National Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme (NCSS)
  • Interventional endoscopy (complex polypectomy, endoluminal stenting, endoscopic placement of feeding tubes)
  • ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
  • EUS (endoscopic ultrasound)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound)


Other useful contact details

  • The Endoscopy Department (for medical queries only)
    • tel: (01) 221 4416
  • IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist – Ms Denise Keegan
  • IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist – Ms Kathryn O’Grady
  • Colorectal Screening Clinical Nurse Specialist – Joanna Rea
  • Colorectal Screening Clinical Nurse Specialist – Blathnaid Nolan

Referral information

The Endoscopy Department has three referral pathways 1. Inpatient, 2. Outpatient and 3. GP.

We also accept GP referrals for colonoscopy and direct access gastroscopy.

Useful links


tel:   (01) 221 4599
fax:  (01) 221 4178


Ground Floor
Herbert Wing
St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Elm Park
Dublin 4

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri: 08:00 – 17:00