Gastroenterology is the medical specialty managing symptoms and conditions of the digestive system, including the upper and lower bowel, liver, and pancreas.

Common reasons for referral include a change in bowel habit, iron deficiency anaemia, abnormal liver function tests and indigestion.

The gastroenterology department specialise in all aspects of gastroenterology and the investigation of gastrointestinal cancer.  We have specialist teams for cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition, liver and alcohol.

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If you are awaiting a hospital appointment, operation or treatment, you can now access the NHS My Planned Care Patient Digital Platform.

My Planned Care gives you advice and support while you wait and helps you to prepare for your hospital consultation, treatment, or surgery. This includes giving you information about waiting times and other supporting and local services while you wait.

This site, run by NHS England, is updated weekly and can be viewed by anyone, which means you, your family or carer as well as your NHS team can all see the latest information.

If you are looking for an update, please check the My Planned Care website before contacting your GP.

Please note, the waiting times shown on My Planned Care may vary at any given time. If you have any questions, please get in touch via the details provided on your appointment letter.