Gastroscopy

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Vista Health is a leading provider of Gastroscopy services across the UK.

A Gastroscopy, also known as a Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, or Upper GI Endoscopy, is a technique used to examine the upper digestive tract using a thin telescope to investigate symptoms such as diseases of the stomach, esophagus (gullet), and duodenum.​​​

The procedure is a reliable check-up for gastrointestinal disorders that is performed in convenient, private facilities by consultant gastroenterologists. A Gastroscopy will help determine whether you have a problem with the upper section of your digestive system.

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Quality is a priority for us. The Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy (JAG) has accredited several sites within the service.

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PRICING

Consultations from £200

Gastroscopy procedure costs shown on the table below.

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LOCATIONS

Multiple Locations 

London and Romford

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APPOINTMENTS

No wait times

Immediate access with fast and convenient appointments.

What can a Gastroscopy investigate?

A Gastroscopy can be used to investigate symptoms you may be experiencing. It can also be used to examine or treat certain medical conditions. Symptoms may include:

  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Long-term abdominal pain
  • Persistent nausea and vomiting of blood
  • Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia)
  • A decreased amount of red blood cells in the body (anemia)
  • Unexplained blood loss from your bowel

The following are some of the most common causes of the above symptoms:

  • Infection
  • Ulcers
  • Gullet inflammation (esophagus)
  • Acidity

Some of these symptoms may also suggest medical conditions such as peptic ulcers, coeliac disease, hiatus hernia, esophageal cancer, Barrett's esophagus, gastro-oesophageal-reflux-disease (GORD), and cancer of the stomach.

A small, flexible camera called an endoscope is used by your consultant to pass through the nose into your esophagus. From there, the endoscopy passes through to the small intestine (duodenum).

During a gastroscopy, a small sample of your blood tissue called a biopsy may be taken of the esophagus, stomach, or small intestine and sent for analysis under a microscope to help diagnose and determine your condition. Also, the doctor will take photographs which will help provide a diagnosis.

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What happens during a Gastroscopy?

Your consultant will insert a flexible telescope (endoscope) into the back of your throat and down into your stomach until you're comfortable. The endoscope then travels down into your small intestine (duodenum). Your doctor will examine the images captured by the endoscope and shown on the screen for signs of inflammation or ulcers. If a biopsy is needed, they can perform this at the same time. They'll also use the endoscope to take photos that will aid their diagnosis.

Consultations from only £200

We can provide consultations by highly experienced Consultant Gastroenterologists for patients who require a Gastroscopy. You will be contacted to schedule a telephone appointment at your earliest convenience. During your consultation, your consultant will discuss your symptoms and create a management plan based on your needs. A diagnostic referral is included in the price is required.

Before you proceed with your procedure, you will be informed of the costs and everything will be clearly explained before you book. At Vista Health, we make it our mission to guide you through every stage of your health journey. If you are experiencing the symptoms mentioned above please get in touch and book a consultation.

How do I book a Gastroscopy procedure with Vista Health?

With a referral

If you have a referral from your GP stating the procedure required, please send the referral to our patient care team at booking@vista-health.co.uk.

What if I don't have a referral?

We offer virtual consultations with a highly qualified Endoscopist, who can provide a diagnostic referral if required. We can support you by discussing your symptoms and recommend the best possible plan for your condition.

To book a consultation with one of our Endoscopists, please start by completing our online form.

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Fixed Price Gastroscopy

The procedure includes a medical report, the results of any biopsies taken, and a face to face follow up consultation on the day of your procedure.

Consultation

An outpatient consultation which lasts between 15-30 minutes typically to discuss the patient's symptoms and create a management plan. Referral included in the price if required.

£200
Extended consultation

An outpatient consultation which lasts between 45-60 minutes typically to discuss long term or complex gastroenterology conditions with patients.

£250
Follow up consultation

Your consultant may decide, after your initial consultation with us, that its necessary to invite you back for another consultation to review your condition/symptoms.

£150
Gastroscopy

This price is inclusive of the procedure (including any biopsy/polyp and histology) as well as a medical report and the results of any biopsies taken. You will also receive a face to face follow-up consultation on the day of your procedure to discuss the results.

£999
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ENDOSCOPY LOCATIONS

Convenient locations in London and across the UK

Vista Health is a leading UK healthcare specialist provider specialising in diagnostic services for the private healthcare market. Helping clinicians and patients to start the health journey sooner.

London

Why would you need a Gastroscopy?

An upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a safe and effective way to determine whether you have a problem with the upper part of your digestive system.

A Gastroscopy can help to investigate the following symptoms:

Difficulty swallowing
Abdominal pain
Nausea and vomitting
Unexplained weight loss
Vomitting blood

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If you have any questions then please do contact our friendly and knowledgeable Patient Care team on 0333 200 2064 or have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions that may be able to answer any concerns you may have about having a Gastroscopy with Vista Health.

FAQs

 

We understand that you may wish to discuss this with a family member or a friend before booking an appointment, so we have put together a printable Endoscopy summary sheet for your convenience.

Download Endoscopy Summary (PDF)

If you do not have Adobe PDF reader installed then you can download it here.
CONTACT

Interested in a Gastroscopy?

Please contact us via the form below, or alternatively call us and speak directly to one of our experienced staff. We are here to help.

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Contact details

Tel: 0333 200 2064
Fax: 0333 200 2065
Email: booking@vista-health.co.uk

For directions to our Vista Health locations, please visit the locations page.

 

Patient care address

Vista Health
Patient Referral Centre
Sandbrook House
Sandbrook Park
Rochdale
OL11 1RY

 

Appointment bookings

Tel: 0333 200 2064
Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
Saturday, Sunday: 8am to 1pm

 

 

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