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Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.
At Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.
We also offer an affordable self pay option for patients who do not have health insurance, or have been told they are ineligible for NHS treatment.
Please note: All our surgical procedures will be carried out at our in-patient hospital at Shepton Mallet, even if you have an outpatient appointment at a different hospital.
This is a procedure often used to screen for colon cancer. An endoscope (a very thin, long camera) is passed through the anus to view the large bowel and parts of the small bowel. It also enables polyps to be removed.
This is an examination of the large intestine whereby a flexible endoscope is passed via the rectum through to the furthest part of the colon.
In this procedure an endoscope is used to look into the stomach to diagnose conditions. This is a very common procedure: more than 500,000 are performed by the NHS each year in England alone.
Please allow more time for your journey over the next few days due to Glastonbury Festival starting on Wednesday 26th June 2019.
All appointments remain as planned.
If for any reason you are delayed in your journey please call our dedicated Festival line on 01749 33 3697 and we can ensure your appointment can go ahead and notify the relevant department on your behalf.