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Endoscopy Service - St John's Hospital


St. John's Square, Limerick, V94 H272

  • 061 462127

Internal Directions: Enter main entrance and take a right under stone archway, following the signs for Day ward

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm. Friday, 9am to 1pm

Contact Person: Endoscopy


Endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person's digestive tract to diagnose, evaluate and treat conditions of the oesophagus, stomach and portion of the intestine. The aim of the Endoscopy team at St. John's Hospital is to provide a diagnosis and treatment for people with symptoms of upper and lower gastrointestinal problems.

Endoscopy Service

Patients will receive details of the endoscopy procedure and what preparation may be required prior to appointment. If you are a diabetic or are taking a anticoagulant, check with your GP or the endoscopy team for instructions of what is required on days leading to your procedure. You may require sedation for your procedure. Please organise a drive home as this may affect your procedure being rescheduled.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: Inpatients, Outpatients

Who needs to refer you: Consultant or GP

Referral Information: Referral letter, E-referral



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