Endoscopy Direct Access Clinic

Direct Access to a dedicated Consultant led Endoscopy service. Appointments available within 1 week.

Our Service

The Gastroenterology Group at the Mater Private offers direct access to a dedicated consultant led endoscopy service.

Service Features

  • Consultant Triage - referrals triaged within 24hours
  • Appointments - organised directly with patient within 2 working days 
  • Reports to referring doctor - verbal communication of urgent results & written reports sent within 24hours
  • Results & Management plan - discussed with patient on day of procedure
  • Insurance Cover - full cover on majority of plans, call 1800 222 333 for details
  • Urgent patients - prioritised & offered next available appointment
  • Complex patients - seen in rooms for initial review with Consultant

 

Referral Criteria

Suitable Patients - direct access

  • New upper GI symptoms
  • Suspected GI bleed (stable)
  • Suspected malabsorption syndrome
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Altered bowel habit
  • Weight loss
  • Anaemia (iron deficiency)
  • Family history/screening

Complex patients - rooms consultation

  • Signicant co-morbidities (diabetes, blood thinners, uncontrolled ccf, severe renal disease)
  • Haemodynamically unstable patients
  • Aged under 16
  • Not fit for day-case procedure
  • Not fit for at home bowel prep