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Gastroenterology

LivingCare’s Gastroenterology service is directly bookable and is run by gastroenterology GPwSI and consultants, who are experienced in the full range of upper and lower gastroenterology conditions and can provide a service from consultation through to assessment and treatment.

Our gastroenterology service is also able to offer Faecal Calprotectin testing.

The service is listed on Choose and Book as:

Direct Access Community Gastroenterology - Living Care Health Services

Conditions Treated:

  • Dyspepsia symptoms e.g;
  • Heartburn
  • Reflux
  • Epigastric pain
  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Fullness
  • Unresolved GI symptoms despite HP eradication.
  • Endoscopic examination or treatment trial.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome type symptoms.
  • Suspected malabsorption eg: coeliac disease/lactose intolerance
  • Counselling regarding undertaking Barrett’s surveillance endoscopy (BSG 2014).
  • Where the patient does not meet open access endoscopy criteria (upper GI or flexible sigmoidoscopy) or endoscopy unlikely to change management.

Procedures Performed:

  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy.
  • Faecal Calprotectin Screening for IBS Outpatient Consultations.

Exclusions:

  • Patients with suspected cancer.
  • Hepatobilliary disorders.
  • Known gallstones.
  • Eating disorders.
  • Nutritional failure.
  • Acute gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • Known inflammatory bowel disease.

Consultants:

Dr Mark Denyer

Dr Kapil Kapur

Dr Jason Jennings (LTHT)

Our waiting time for this service is currently:

5 weeks

Please also find below a download of our referral form should you rather not use Choose and Book.

To refer your patients via our website referral system, please click here.