Colonoscopy is a day procedure performed under sedation. You will need bowel preparation the day prior to the procedure. Instructions will be given to you at the time of booking for the colonoscopy. You will need someone to take you home.
Information Sheet for colonoscopy.
Direct Access Colonoscopy
This is available for patients who fits certain indications. It means you will be booked for a colonoscopy without an initial consultation. The initial consultation will take place at the time of the colonoscopy.
Preparation for colonoscopy is the same for colonoscopy for other indications.