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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.

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Get further information on gastroscopy and colonoscopy here


  • Lower GI endoscopy (colonoscopy)
  • Upper GI endoscopy (gastroscopy)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • BowelScreen (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

Referral information

Only your GP or specialist can refer you for an endoscopic test. GP referrals by specific endoscopy Healthlink.

Further information for people coming for a gastroscopy and/or colonoscopy

We have developed a number of patient information videos, as well as handy frequently asked questions (FAQ) guides to help you prepare for your camera test and what to do after your test. You may have been given a diagnosis after your endoscopy and we have provided helpful links to common conditions so you can learn more about them.

These videos and guides will be available shortly.

Common conditions with links to useful information

We believe that the information contained in these links is very helpful and trustworthy.


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 only (excluding bank holidays).
Reception: 0715 – 1600
Endoscopy Unit: 0730 – 1800
Reception Phone lines open: 0900-1200; 1400-1600