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Stephen Doyle Endoscopy Unit

About Us

The Stephen Doyle Endoscopy Unit is a purpose-built unit opened in Beaumont Hospital in 1996. The unit consists of 4 procedure rooms with a 14-bed recovery area. The following endoscopic procedures are carried out:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Endoscopic bronchial ultrasound  (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Approximately 9000 procedures were carried out in 2014. There are 16 consultants running lists in the Endoscopy Unit.

The Unit receives referrals from outpatients, inpatients, private rooms, GP referrals and other hospitals. The Unit runs a direct access service where GPs directly refer to the service.

Dr. Ross Morgan runs a rapid access service for bronchoscopy.

GP Referral Procedures

GP Referral Guidelines - these guidelines outline the procedure for GPs for referral of patients for an endoscopic procedure in the Stephen Doyle Endoscopy Unit in Beaumont Hospital.

GP Referral Form - please ensure all relevant sections on this form are completed and either posted or emailed to Stephen J Doyle Endoscopy Unit, Beaumont Hospital.

The email address below is for referrals to Endoscopy where HealthLinks cannot be used.   We encourage all referrals to come through HealthLink as this is the safest and most appropriate method however as some GP practices do not have access to Healthlink the email addresses below will be an alternative method of referral.  The email address to be used for Endoscopy is endoscopyadmin@beaumont.ie

ERCP Referrals

Please complete the ERCP Referral Form and emmail eusercp@beaumont.ie marked for the attention of the ERCP Registrar Beaumont Hospital (for hospital to hospital requests only)

Hours

The Unit opens at 7.45am and closes at 6.00pm Monday to Friday every week.

Contact

Telephone: (01) 809 3194 / 8093193