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
A morning procedure is considered to be a booking between 06:20 and 11:40.
1) PREPARATION SHEET
If you have been advised to take the usual or regular preparation, please print this sheet: MORNING_PREPARATION.pdf
If you have been advised that you are able to have the capsules for preparation please print this sheet: MORNING_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 into 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
To select and print the paperwork for the hospital you have been booked into, please go to the 'Hospitals' link under Dr Dorrington