Patient FAQs

Can I have an endoscopy (colonoscopy/gastroscopy) without having a consultation first?

Yes, you can. This is known as an direct access endoscopy. We require that your referral clearly states your procedure, and that your referring doctor provides a patient history summary with a list of medications you are currently taking.

Where do I get my bowel preparation for colonoscopy?

You can purchase the suggested bowel preparation from your local pharmacy. We also sell them at our rooms for your convenience.

Can I drive home following a colonoscopy or gastroscopy?

No, please organise someone to collect you following your procedure. You are required to have someone with you for the following 24 hours after your procedure.

Important Notice

 

We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the COVID-19 situation. 
We are now offering phone consultations, and in some cases, Telehealth consultations for both new and existing patients.
 

We are working together with the private hospitals to ensure the utmost safety and protection for our patients during endoscopy procedures.

 
If you are concerned about whether you have symptoms similar to coronavirus, or may have been exposed to coronavirus, and have a consultation or procedure booked with us, please contact our rooms on 03 9468 9700. We will discuss the best course of action with you. 
 
Thank you.