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Useful Information

For patients and visitors, visit St Mark's Hospital's NHS


The Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy was established in 1996 as a National centre for endoscopy. It is designed to combine a stylish and caring environment with modern high-technology facilities for out-patients and in-patients, whether NHS or private.In 2005 the Unit was awarded National Training Status, and in 2007 was recognised as a World Centre of Excellence by OMED, the World Organization of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the only Centre in the UK to be recognised in this way.

St. Mark's Hospital has long been known for:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy

but now we also offer:

  • Capsule enteroscopy
  • Double balloon enteroscopy
  • ERCP
  • Advanced polypectomy

A full range of therapeutic procedures is performed in the Unit, one of the best equipped in the world. 'state-of-the-art' instruments and accessories, advanced disinfection and sterilising methods, with specialist Endoscopy nurses and doctors, allow us to 'reach the parts other doctors cannot reach' - comfortably and safely.

We pride ourselves on making things easy for our patients, whether unwell or visiting for 'well-patient screening'.

We lead the world in colonoscopy skills and training methods, educating up to 500 doctors and nurses a year in life-saving skills and 'tricks of the trade'.

Study with us

There are a lot of courses and workshops available for 2015


Book early to avoid disappointment

St Mark's Grand Rounds

View these weekly educational talks for FREE from our Online Shop.

Thirteenth Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease

Frontiers course