Our trust values
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


The endoscopy department provides an inpatient, outpatient and emergency service to people requiring a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

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The service carries out over 6,000 procedures per year and is provided by clinicians from a variety of medical and surgical specialties.

Our aim is to provide optimum care for patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Patient’s individual needs will always be the primary focus of our nursing care.

In partnership with the patient, the endoscopy team strive to achieve specialist care and maintain every patient’s dignity and confidentiality.

Health information

For a guide to endoscopy procedures, visit:

About endoscopy (NHS Choices guide)

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