Castle Hill Hospital

01482 875875 Castle Road , Cottingham, HU16 5JQ

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 166 ratings for this hospital

Gastrointestinal and Liver services

This Department is managed by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

01482 604444

The Gastroenterology and hepatology services are part of the Digestive Diseases service.

The Digestive Diseases service at HEY comprises over 20 consultants with a broad range of experiences and areas of interest in digestive diseases. Between Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary there are seven wards dedicated primarily to patients with digestive diseases.

Patients entering into the digestive diseases service will be able to access a range of medical and surgical management options for their condition, including cancer services, diagnostic services, general surgery, HPB surgery and Upper GI surgery, depending upon what is most clinically appropriate.

The Digestive Diseases service runs an elective service 5 days a week and an emergency service at all times. On-call service is also provided for specialist knowledge 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The medical consultants for gastroenterology and hepatology services are listed here. For surgical consultants for these services, please see the General Surgery page.

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Key facts about the Gastrointestinal and Liver services department at Castle Hill Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 24 weeks for 9/10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

98%Patients recommend this service. 281 responses

Latest reviews of this service

Caring staff

I was assured a bed was available and it was. I was welcomed and put at ease by caring staff. I initially was in a four bed room but w...

26 April 2017

satellite endoscopy unit

The staff were very friendly and professional. their introductions gave you a relaxed feeling before the start of the procedure.

9 April 2017

Endoscopy experience

I came here for an endoscopy today feeling quite nervous about the procedure as I had one some years ago and found it quite difficult, as...

4 March 2016

Upper GI Endoscopy procedure.

To say I was nervous was an understatement! But right from the initial interview with the nurse through to the actual procedure I was put...

14 December 2015


I came in on November 11th 2015 for a colonoscopy as part of the national bowel screening programme. This was my first ever visit to Cast...

16 November 2015

Gastrointestinal and Liver services services at this Hospital

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Endoscopy Day Case

Last updated on 19 August 2014.

Information supplied by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust