COLONOSCOPY - AFTERNOON

PLEASE READ ALL DOCUMENTS CAREFULLY AND CONTACT OUR ROOMS ON 5591 4455 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

You will need to print out:

1) The relevant preparation sheet

2) The Colonoscopy Handout OR if you are having a gastroscopy with your colonoscopy, the handout that covers both procedures

3) The relevant hospital documentation for the facility you are attending. Please note that this paperwork generally needs to be completed and forwarded to the hospital in advance of your booking

An afternoon procedure is considered to be a booking after 12:00 noon

1) PREPARATION SHEET

If you have been advised to take the usual or regular preparation, please print this sheet: AFTERNOON_PREPARATION.pdf

If you have been advised that you are able to have the capsules for preparation please print this sheet:  AFTERNOON_PREPARATION_COLOCAPS.pdf

Your preparation needs to be purchased from the pharmacy, or it is also available from our rooms in Southport.

NB Not all patients are suited to using Colocaps - patients with heart or kidney problems, or known bowel disease such as Crohns or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) should not use Colocaps.

If you feel that a good laugh might assist with tolerating the prep, AND you don't mind foul language, go to YouTube  and type Billy Connolly Colonoscopy in the search box !!!!

2) COLONOSCOPY HANDOUT

You will also need to print the following handout. This includes a consent form which must be taken with you on the day of your procedure.

Colonoscopy Handout:  Colonoscopy_Handout_LCD.pdf

Colonoscopy with Gastroscopy Handout: Colonoscopy_Gastroscopy_Handout_LCD.pdf  This has 2 consent forms

 

3) HOSPITAL PAPERWORK - NB generally needs to be submitted to the hospital 48 hours before admission

Please go to the 'Hospitals' link under Dr Dorrington to select and print your paperwork