Gastroenterology - digestive system

If you are having problems with your digestive system it is likely that you will be referred to the Gastroenterology Outpatients Department. Services provided in the department are as follows:

  • Gastroenterology Nurse Speciality
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) clinics
  • Consultant/specialist assessment/management of bowel disorders, coeliac disease and other forms of malabsorption, and hereditary polyp/cancer syndromes and irritable bowel syndrome
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) clinics
  • Telephone triage
  • Assessment and surveillance of patients with liver disease
  • Iron infusions
  • Humira injections/Infliximab infusions/advice

Education: Nurses are available to all DHB staff/health professionals to troubleshoot gastro conditions and discuss patient planning.