A colonoscopy is a procedure to examine the inside of your colon (large intestine) with a flexible telescope. This is performed to investigate a range of symptoms, such as pain, diarrhoea, bleeding or change in bowel habit. During the test, biopsies are taken. Biopsies are small samples of tissue. An anatomical pathologist then examines the samples for any abnormalities.

Our doctors are able to perform this procedure at Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, as a day procedure.